US-based cybersecurity company Tenable has appointed Patricia Grant as chief information officer (CIO). In her new role, Grant is expected to drive digital transformation, innovation and modernisation to support the company’s business growth plans.
Grant, who has nearly three decades of experience in various IT leadership roles, has joined Tenable from American software company ServiceNow, where she was the vice president of digital technology operations.
At ServiceNow, she has led multiple transformational initiatives for both employees and customers. She has also built the ServiceNow’s Women in Tech program and served as a mentor and advocate.
Prior to ServiceNow, Grant worked at US-based cybersecurity company Symantec (now Norton LifeLock, a brand of enterprise security software purchased by Broadcom) for 11 years and IT major Oracle’s PeopleSoft division for nearly nine years.
“Patricia joins Tenable at a pivotal time for the company,” said Amit Yoran, president and CEO of Tenable. He added that her "proven track record of building successful programs will help further accelerate our growth and profitability".
“Tenable is at the forefront of the cybersecurity industry, backed by passionate people committed to our work, our teams and our customers,” said Grant,
“I’m thrilled to join Tenable and help translate the vision and business strategies in transformational action, driving efficiency and innovation," she said.
Grant holds an executive masters of business administration from California State University and bachelor’s degrees in communication from the Ohio State University and another degree in computer information systems from DeVry University in the US.