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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Kasperksy names new and first-ever enterprise head for SEA

07/19/2020 12:17:34 PM 

Kaspersky has recently named is pioneer leading executive for the Southeast Asia region.

After having tremendous growth in 2019, the global cybersecurity company has appointed Chow Lai Leng as its Head of Enterprise for the Southeast Asia market.

It was the first-ever for the region after seeing Kaspersky's corporate segment reached three-digit growth.

“2019 was a hugely successful year for our corporate portfolio and we are eyeing to carry this momentum forward in 2020. While the pandemic has hit the region badly, I am sure that, with Lai Leng at the helm, we can still double down on our enterprise segment as we are more equipped to meet the enterprises’ growing demand for cybersecurity solutions and services,” comments Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia at Kaspersky.

A graduate of Bachelor of Science from the University of Nevada and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia, Lai Leng brings two decades of extensive experience and channel management for IT and cybersecurity industry to the company. Her rich account portfolio spans across financial services, pharmaceutical, food, and beverage industries, with her most recent stint as Channel Sales Lead for a cybersecurity provider.

As she takes over the pioneering role,  Lai Leng is up to steer further increase the enterprise segment clout of the global cybersecurity company in the Southeast Asia region through developing successful sales strategies and ensuring effective execution.

Commenting on her appointment, Lai Leng says, “Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important as advanced threats are increasingly becoming sophisticated and the number of breaches are on the rise. In addition, companies’ reliance on the internet continuously increases, resulting in enterprises becoming very vulnerable to social engineering attacks. I believe Kaspersky has the technology, the talents, and the values to keep enterprises secure against cybercriminals, so I am thrilled to be part of this dynamic company and I am fully committed to bringing our enterprise business to the next level.”

Lai Leng will report directly to Yeo Siang Tiong, Kaspersky’s general manager for Southeast Asia. She will be based in Singapore where the global cybersecurity company’s Asia Pacific headquarters is located.

Author: slickmaster | © 2020 The SlickMaster's Files

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