FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chicago, February 8, 2022 – UncommonX, a SaaS-based cybersecurity extended detection and response (XDR) provider, has promoted Patrick Hayes to chief strategy officer (CSO) to guide the company’s client success, services and product management amidst its rapid growth.
In his new role, Hayes is responsible for defining a strategy that drives cybersecurity innovation for customers, pursues new critical markets and business opportunities, and builds partnerships with technology providers. Hayes joined the UncommonX team in 2020 as chief information security officer and has been a hands-on leader managing the company’s service delivery capabilities, security operations center, customer support, and overall information security efforts.
"I’ve worked closely with Patrick since he joined UncommonX and continue to be impressed with his in-depth cybersecurity knowledge, customer focus and business acumen," said John Morris, CEO of UncommonX. "Patrick’s strategic expertise will enable us to create a clear and consistent path as the company continues to rapidly scale with new growth opportunities while maintaining and building long-lasting business relationships."
Before joining UncommonX, Hayes helped lead multiple technology start-ups through funding, growth, international market expansion and acquisition. He has also held senior leadership roles with Hitachi Systems, Allstream and IBM. As a certified enterprise security architect, Hayes has also led large-scale security programs and operations in media and communications, finance, oil and gas and public sector organizations.
Added Hayes, "I am excited by the challenge to take a broader role in leading UncommonX through our strategy development, and more importantly, empowering organizations with our award-winning technology and services to solve complex security challenges."
UncommonX offers unmatched enterprise-class cybersecurity protection as an extended detection and response (XDR) provider by combining adaptive threat and intelligence software with 24/7 industry experts, making it easy to constantly both map and fix root causes of security vulnerabilities. Taking a market-first inside-out approach to ongoing digital security risks through unique curated threat feeds and automated analytics, UncommonX provides clear contextual awareness to yield accelerated outcomes to mitigate and guard against threats. Recognizing the importance in addressing a gap in protecting mid-size organizations from cybersecurity threats, UncommonX’s mission is to protect vulnerable organizations. Headquartered in Chicago, UncommonX is a privately held company. For more information visit www.uncommonx.com.
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