CrowdStrike today announced the appointment of Matthew Polly as vice president of Worldwide Business Development and Channels. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Polly served as vice president, Worldwide Alliances and Business Development at AppDynamics where he grew the organization’s division from the ground up, leading up to Cisco’s acquisition of the business for $3.7B.
“Matthew’s extensive and proven track record for generating global partnerships in support of aggressive sales goals will be a critical asset for our Elevate Partner Program and worldwide business development efforts,” said Mike Carpenter, president, Global Sales and Field Operations at CrowdStrike. “I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome him to the CrowdStrike team as we continue to see substantial global demand for the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform.”
“I’m thrilled to help lead CrowdStrike’s rapidly growing partner program and drive impactful initiatives to support and enable our ecosystem,” said Matthew Polly, vice president of Worldwide Business Development and Channels at CrowdStrike. “In my nearly 20 years in this industry, I’ve never seen a more comprehensive, strategic, and innovative technology to help organizations defend against the onslaught of threats at the endpoint. I am incredibly motivated by the CrowdStrike mission to stop breaches and believe CrowdStrike provides a very unique opportunity for like-minded companies to partner with the best in the business to protect our joint customers.”