Maidenhead, UK. 15th July 2022: Global security management and consulting firm, Performanta, today announced it has appointed former NTT Security COO Quentene Finnegan as its new Chief Operating Officer to pioneer managed cyber safety as a market category and support growth aspirations.
“We are thrilled to welcome Quentene at a critical and exciting point in our business evolution as we step ever closer to establishing cyber safety as a recognised market category,” said Guy Golan, Chief Executive Officer of Performanta.
“Quentene’s wealth of experience and a proven-track record will enable him to play a leading role in our future growth and development as a business,” continued Golan. “Quentene’s passion and commitment will bring fresh energy and insight into our organisation and enable us to reach the next stage in our journey.”
Finnegan brings more than 20 years of professional experience to Performanta, including a deep understanding of the cyber security industry. Most recently, Finnegan served as Chief Operating Officer at NTT Security where he built and lead a world class consulting and managed services division. Notably, Finnegan was also Senior Vice President, Global Head of Consulting at Dimension Data, and prior to that he served as Vice President of Professional Services EMEA & APAC at SAS.
“I’m proud and excited to be joining the Performanta leadership team at a time of growth, where there is clear opportunity to scale the business,” said Quentene Finnegan, Chief Operating Officer of Performanta.
“In my role, I will enable the vision of Performanta to become a reality for our customers, helping businesses reduce the risk they face from cyber-attacks, and lower the impact of a potential breach.” Said Quentene.
About Performanta – www.performanta.com
Performanta was founded in 2010 and has over 170 staff worldwide, including former CIOs/CISOs from large enterprises. It has a global footprint with a team of 80 analysts working in two SOCs, helping to secure customers across 50 countries, from offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, South Africa, and the USA.
Performanta offers a consultative approach to people, processes, and technology, focusing on security projects in line with adversarial, accidental, and environmental business risk. With a holistic cybersecurity view, they understand the modus operandi of a perpetrator and accordingly build an intelligent defence mechanism to make customer environments less susceptible to attacks.