Talend Names Anne Hardy as its Chief Information Security Officer
Newly created position reinforces importance of security as company expands Talend’s cloud services into enterprises
Redwood City, CA - January 22, 2020 – Talend, a global leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, today announced it has named Anne Hardy its chief information security officer (CISO). This new strategic role was created to address the increased security requirements when engaging in modern enterprise cloud IT environments. Anne will be responsible for Talend’s security strategy, managing security threats and vulnerabilities across Talend people, technologies and processes, and ensuring compliance with relevant security and privacy laws.
“The new CISO role is critical as we continue to mature our cloud offering, grow our business within enterprises, and strive to become a $1 billion revenue company,” said Laurent Bride, CTO and COO of Talend. “I’m thrilled to bring someone on board of Anne’s caliber to Talend. Anne will work closely with data stakeholders internal and external to the company in an effort to ensure compliance and minimize risk. She thrives on the changing security landscape in the cloud and will be central to driving our security strategy.”
With over 20 years of technology experience, Anne brings to Talend an extensive background in security technologies and architectures, data privacy standards, and cloud security. She was most recently the chief security officer for Join Digital, which provides managed digital services to enterprises. Prior to that, Anne founded a company that developed a cloud-based software solution for analyzing employee experiences. She also worked for over ten years at SAP, where she held executive roles in security, research, and developer advocacy. Anne currently sits on the Anita Borg Institute’s Board of Trustees and founded the Dare2BDigital conference.
“It’s truly an exciting time to join Talend,” said Hardy. “I’m impressed with the company’s momentum and its commitment to a customer-first approach to cloud data integration. I Iook forward to working with Laurent and his team to drive security priorities and increase efficiencies as the company scales.”
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