In this capacity, he will oversee SpyCloud’s growth strategy, build up the company’s government client base and channel program with system integrators, value-added resellers and distributors and expand offerings for defense, national security and civilian agency customers, the company said Tuesday.
“Increasing criminal activity and the complex nature of the government’s threat landscape highlights the need for new cyber defense strategies to thwart and unmask adversaries. Bill’s extensive experience will further empower our team as a trusted government partner helping address threats to national security,” said Ted Ross, CEO and co-founder of SpyCloud.
Cull most recently served as VP for North American public sector at Palo Alto Networks (Nasdaq: PANW) and held federal sales leadership roles at IBM (NYSE: IBM), Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK).
He oversaw eGovernment programs for the cities of San Diego and San Francisco and held leadership positions within Ohio’s congressional delegation.
SpyCloud has nearly 200 cybersecurity professionals focused on providing automated protection and investigation platforms and services for over 15 federal agencies, including the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Army, Cyber Command and Special Operations Command.