BitSightsecurity clearance standard, announced today that it has appointed Catherine Harrel as Marketing Director. Catherine joins BitSight from Brightly, a SaaS provider of asset and maintenance management software, where she was CMO and a key member of the management team that achieved significant revenue and profitability growth over the past his term of more than three years. Brightly has 800 employees serving approximately 12,000 customers across the United States, CanadaUK and Australiaand was recently acquired by Siemens Smart Infrastructure.
“Catherine brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and a proven track record of results, and will help shape the business as we continue our accelerated growth,” said Stephane Harvey, CEO, BitSight. “BitSight is transforming the way organizations measure and manage cyber risk and Catherine will play a critical role, empowering and leading the marketing team to bring new and innovative risk analytics and quantification capabilities to market. She will help us to tell our story about the importance of transparency and data quality, so that our customers can engage with more confidence in the digital economy.
Harrell brings over two decades of deep strategic marketing experience in the high-tech software industry, with the last 10 years at the executive level. In his role as CMO, Harrell will lead strategy and execution for all of BitSight’s marketing functions and teams. Catherine’s proven ability to build and lead successful marketing teams that consistently deliver strong customer value and business results will be extremely valuable to BitSight.
In his role at Brightly, Harrell led the company through its successful global rebrand and expanded its marketing capabilities and growth impact across multiple customer segments, verticals and geographies. Prior to her role at Brightly, she was Executive Vice President of Global Marketing at PrecisionLender, Vice President of Marketing at Citrix, and held several senior marketing positions at Intuit.
“In these times, it is more critical than ever for businesses in all industries to properly assess their cyber risk ─ BitSight leads the industry, driving innovation through its objective cyber risk governance solutions” , Harrell said. “I am extremely excited to join this team of talented, customer-focused professionals who are dedicated to transforming the way organizations around the world monitor their security performance and manage cyber risk.”
BitSight creates trust in the digital economy and transforms the way organizations manage cyber risk. The BitSight Security Rating Platform applies sophisticated algorithms, producing daily security ratings ranging from 250 to 900, to help organizations manage their own security performance; mitigate third-party risk; purchase cyber insurance policies; perform financial due diligence; and assess the overall risk. With the largest ecosystem of users and information, BitSight is the standard in security assessment. For more information, please visit www.bitsight.comread our Blog or follow @BitSight on Twitter.