SINGAPORE — February 16, 2022 — Imperva, Inc., (@Imperva) the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it, welcomes Nelson Soon as Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Channel Sales. Reporting to Micheal McCollough and based in Singapore, he will provide operational leadership for the growing channel team, expand solutions-oriented, strategic partnerships, and drive value for our partners through differentiation in the market.
Soon has over two decades of experience in technology channel sales. In this role, he will work closely with existing partners to expand the influence of Imperva by developing an effective and productive partner ecosystem in the region. He will scale collaborative go-to-market partner activities to increase channel revenue while maturing the Imperva Partner Program to meet the needs of resellers, distributors and GSIs across APJ
“With evolving product delivery models, rapid proliferation of applications, and digital disruption, Nelson is the ideal leader to work alongside partners to support our customers as they pivot back to growth and mature their security efforts,” says McCollough, Global Vice President, Strategic Growth, Imperva. “He is a strong channel advocate, and his understanding of the diverse business cultures across the region will create new routes to market and accelerate repeatable revenue.”
Soon joins Imperva from Gigamon, where he was Senior Director of Channel Sales, APAC. Prior, he held senior channel leadership roles with Extreme Networks, Ixia, and Agilent Technologies. His appointment reflects the strategy and increased investment Imperva is making in its global partner ecosystem.
“Nelson joins at a time when the opportunity is limitless for partners to grow their business and influence in the region by building services on Imperva solutions,” says George Lee, Regional Vice President, APJ, Imperva. “His extensive experience will benefit our partners, and position them as trusted advisors to our customers.”
“In the competitive cybersecurity market, Imperva is delivering the most comprehensive solutions to protect all digital experiences – from the edge to applications to data,” says Soon. “No other company has this combination of broad security coverage, strong technical depth, and market expertise. With such a strong offering, the APJ market is ripe with potential for partners. I’m excited to work closely with our partners, and their customers, navigate and solve the most complex challenges in cybersecurity.”
Imperva is the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it. Customers around the world trust Imperva to protect their applications, data and websites from cyber attacks. With an integrated approach combining edge, application security and data security, Imperva protects companies through all stages of their digital journey. Imperva Research Labs and our global intelligence community enable Imperva to stay ahead of the threat landscape and seamlessly integrate the latest security, privacy and compliance expertise into our solutions.
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