Kaspersky Lab North America announced today the appointment of Margie Cashwell as vice president of pre-sales. In her role, Margie is responsible for leading all technical pre-sales activities in the region, including managing the pre-sales team, developing business partnerships, ensuring customer success and serving as a voice of service sales to internal and external audiences.
With more than two decades of experience in high technology and cybersecurity, Margie most recently served as vice president of customer success and director of pre-sales at CounterTack, with additional tenures at WorleyParsons (Australia), PGP Corporation and RSA Security. Margie is originally from South Africa, and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She also serves as vice president for the Southern Nevada Golf Association for Business Women, an organization that offers rewarding social golf events for women of all ages while promoting junior golf within the local community.
“Margie’s track record of building and leading world-class pre-sales engineering teams, as well as her proven ability to drive revenue to meet overall growth objectives, makes her an excellent addition to our veteran leadership team,” said Maxim Frolov, vice president of global sales, Kaspersky Lab. “With Margie at the helm of pre-sales, we remain committed to our North American customers and prospects, while continuing to build on the region’s momentum this year and beyond.”
“I started my career as a computer security analyst, and migrated to the world of pre-sales in the security sector soon after – throughout my experience, Kaspersky Lab has remained at the forefront of innovation, and I’m thrilled to join such a talented team,” said Margie Cashwell, vice president of pre-sales, Kaspersky Lab North America. “With its award-winning, proven cybersecurity solutions and renowned threat intelligence fueled by the Global Research and Analysis Team, Kaspersky Lab is poised to continue leading the IT security market for years to come.”