Horizon3.ai Expands Leadership Team with New Appointments

Erick Dean and Drew Mullen Join as Vice Presidents to Propel Horizon3.ai’s Continued Growth

SAN FRANCISCO – Horizon3.ai, a leader in autonomous security solutions, is pleased to announce the appointments of Erick Dean as Vice President of Product Management and Drew Mullen as Vice President of Revenue Operations. These key executive hires underscore the management team Horizon3.ai continues to build, fueling significant growth.

Following our $40M Series C funding in August 2023, there’s been a tremendous increase in demand for NodeZero, driving immediate expansion of our global product management & operations teams. We’re confident Erick & Drew will help spearhead this expansion.Post this

Erick Dean leverages over 20 years of product development experience, where he has demonstrated a consistent ability to develop effective product strategies and foster growth in both startups and large organizations. Known for being an accomplished product management leader, Dean will specialize in assembling and guiding a high-performance team across the domains of product management and UX design to further accelerate the capabilities of Horizon3.ai’s flagship product, NodeZero™. He has a well-established record of crafting go-to-market strategies and successfully launching early-stage hardware and cloud products, and is passionate about building innovative products that leverage analytics and ML to improve everyday experiences.

“With an ever-changing digital world, there is no doubt that continuous offensive security testing and verification is going to be required for organizations to safely operate,” said Dean. “What most impressed me about Horizon3.ai is the team of cyber researchers, software architects, and data scientists that they’ve assembled to address this challenge. I’m thrilled to be working with this world-class team to innovate on the NodeZero platform and allow organizations to see themselves through the eyes of the attacker.”

Drew Mullen brings over 15 years of experience in sales management, operations, enablement, and strategy. Known for his proven track record in driving revenue growth, optimizing resource allocation, and enhancing sales performance, he will effectively support go-to-market strategies and operations throughout the entire customer lifecycle, from demand generation to customer acquisition. Passionate about cybersecurity, Mullen possesses a deep understanding of market dynamics, customer needs, and the competitive landscape. He leverages his analytical, communication, and leadership skills to align and empower cross-functional teams, deliver executive-level insights and presentations, and champion process improvements and best practices.

“I am excited to be joining Horizon3.ai at a time of rapid growth for the company. They have an incredible product, a very talented team, and a fantastic market opportunity. I look forward to leveraging my experience to enhance our operational excellence on behalf of our internal team, and our current and future customers,” said Mullen.

Snehal Antani, CEO and Co-founder of Horizon3.ai, stated, “Erick and Drew are assuming pivotal roles tailored to their unique expertise, which will enhance our leadership capabilities. Following our $40M Series C funding in August 2023, there has been a tremendous increase in demand for NodeZero. This growth necessitates an immediate expansion of our global product management and operations teams. We are confident in Erick and Drew’s abilities to help spearhead this expansion. Unlike other companies in the security sector that are downsizing, we are actively expanding our workforce in all departments.”

Dean and Mullen share a profound passion for Horizon3.ai’s NodeZero platform and the critical issues it addresses for both public and private entities. Both view their involvement with the company as a once-in-a-career opportunity. They are eager to contribute to the scaling of the go-to-market (GTM) motion and the organization, as the company aims to achieve new milestones in the cybersecurity industry.

About Horizon3.ai

The NodeZero™ platform empowers organizations to continuously find, fix, and verify exploitable attack surfaces. It is the flagship product of Horizon3.ai, founded in 2019 by former industry and U.S. National Security veterans. Our mission is to help organizations see their networks through the eyes of the attacker and proactively fix problems that truly matter, improve the effectiveness of their security initiatives, and ensure that they are prepared to respond to real cyberattacks.

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Dan Chmielewski
Madison Alexander PR
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