Lacework appoints new chief information security officer

Kissner brings a wealth of expertise to Lacework

Lacework, a data-driven cloud security company, has announced the appointment of Lea Kissner as its new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Kissner will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of Lacework’s security strategy and programs.

With over 20 years of experience in leading security, privacy, and anti-abuse efforts, Kissner brings a wealth of expertise to Lacework. They have previously served as CISO at Twitter, Chief Privacy Officer at Humu, and Global Lead of Privacy Technology at Google. Kissner also worked as a Security and Privacy consultant for Zoom, addressing security concerns during the surge in usage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kissner’s role as CISO at Lacework aligns with the company’s expansion in the cloud security market. Lacework has been growing its leadership team, with recent appointments including Andrew Casey as CFO and Meagen Eisenberg as CMO.

Jay Parikh, CEO of Lacework, expressed confidence in Kissner’s ability to understand the challenges faced by modern CISOs and the value they bring to organizations. Kissner’s experience will help Lacework deliver a world-class cloud security platform and serve customer CISOs effectively. The company aims to secure the cloud as more enterprises expand their cloud environments.

Kissner shared their excitement about joining Lacework and contributing to the mission of securing the cloud. Their passion for building respectful and secure products aligns with Lacework’s data-driven approach to cloud security, which enables customers to leverage the benefits of the cloud while ensuring robust protection.



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