Illumio Grows Investment in Talent with the Appointment of Emily Couey as VP of People
Former Eventbrite executive to lead Illumio’s employee growth and development as adoption of company’s adaptive security technology grows rapidly
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — March 28, 2016 — Illumio, the Adaptive Security Company, today announced Emily Couey has joined the executive team as Vice President of People. The new role will guide both recruiting and employee development during this critical phase of growth. Couey comes to Illumio with more than 16 years of experience leading human resource professionals and helping organizations with their talent strategy, including acquisition and development management.
“We are making Illumio a destination for the top talent globally,” said Alan Cohen, Chief Commercial Officer, Illumio. “Emily’s expertise in employee development and talent acquisition is ideally aligned with our goals.”
As former VP of People for Eventbrite, Couey led its people strategy and team as the company grew into the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform. Prior to Eventbrite, she held a series of leadership roles at Genomic Health and AdventureSeek.
“Illumio personifies what brought me to a career in people leadership,” said Emily Couey, Vice President of People, Illumio. “We have a great team, innovative technology, and a belief that employee development is a foundational element to building a global organization on a path to define a category.”
Illumio delivers adaptive security for every computing environment, protecting the 80 percent of data center and cloud traffic missed by the perimeter. The company’s Adaptive Security Platform™ visualizes application traffic and delivers continuous, scalable, and dynamic policy and enforcement to every bare-metal server, VM, container, and VDI within data centers and public clouds. Using Illumio, enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, Plantronics, Salesforce, King Entertainment, NetSuite, and Creative Artists Agency have achieved secure application and cloud migration, environmental segmentation, compliance, and high-value application protection from breaches and threats with no changes to applications or infrastructure. For more information, visit www.illumio.com or follow us @Illumio.
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