Kaspersky Promotes Bromium, Sophos Alum to North America Managing Director

Kaspersky's enterprise team achieved 20% year-over-year revenue growth in 2019.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

January 6, 2020

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Kaspersky has appointed Rob Cataldo, a company veteran, to the position of managing director of Kaspersky North America.

In this new role, Cataldo will be responsible for the company’s sales, business development and marketing functions, as well as achieving the company’s objectives for growth in market shares and profitability. He also will share management oversight and responsibility for the public relations, customer support, finance, human resources and information technology departments.


Kaspersky’s Rob Cataldo

“Since starting at Kaspersky, I have found that the company has not only been focused on providing top of the line security solutions and services, but is obsessed with the mission of safely unlocking the endless opportunities technology brings,” he said. “I look forward to this new chapter at the company and leading this already great team to achieve outstanding growth.”

Cataldo brings more than 20 years of sales experience to his new role with prior positions at Bromium, Sophos and Gryphon Networks. He previously was Kaspersky North America’s vice president of enterprise sales.

“We are pleased to welcome Rob Cataldo to our leadership team at Kaspersky,” said Alex Moiseev, Kaspersky’s chief business officer. “His commitment to partner and customer success, extensive experience in the industry and team-player mentality gives us great confidence that he will strategically grow our brand in North America and continue our mission of bringing on the future.”

Cataldo has transformed Kaspersky’s sales strategy toward advanced cybersecurity solutions and threat intelligence, resulting in 2019 year-over-year threat intelligence services revenue growth of 127%, according to the company. He also led, coached and motivated the enterprise team to achieve 20% year-over-year revenue growth in 2019, it said.

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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