Amit Yoran, formerly a senior vice president at EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) RSA division, has been promoted to the role of president and succeeded Art Coviello, who will continue to serve as executive chairman of RSA.
RSA said Tuesday that Yoran will hold responsibility over functions related to customer experience across products, marketing, sales and services.
“In the face of dramatic technology change and rapidly evolving threats, today’s security market is in need of a radical transformation, ” Yoran said.
“I am excited to focus all of RSA’s resources on solving these challenges and ensuring our customers have the security and peace of mind they need and deserve.”
Yoran joined RSA in 2011 upon the business’ acquisition of NetWitness, which he founded and served as CEO for, and is also a founding director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team and as a founding member of the Defense Department‘s CERT program.
He also is a former Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) executive and joined that company in 2002 upon its acquisition of Riptech, which he led as CEO.