Khoros Deepens Its Infosec Leadership With Two Senior Appointments

Company Hires Jason Perlewitz as VP of Technical Operations and Tony Cetera as Senior Director of Information Security

Khoros, an award-winning leader in digital-first customer engagement software and services, today announced that it has named Jason Perlewitz as Vice President of Technical Operations and Tony Cetera as Senior Director of Information Security. Perlewitz and Cetera will report to Sejal Amin, CPTO of Khoros, serving alongside the broader Khoros leadership team. The appointments reinforce Khoros’ commitment to advancing its product innovation, with a key focus on growing its capacity, skills, and operational maturity within its engineering and infosec organizations through 2021.

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“I’m excited to welcome these two exceptional leaders, both of whom I’ve had the privilege of working with in the past, to the Khoros team”

Recent industry research shows that e-commerce has grown more than 40 percent over the past 12 months and individuals are spending more time online than ever before. The amount of customer data has grown exponentially — as has the need to keep it safe.

“I’m excited to welcome these two exceptional leaders, both of whom I’ve had the privilege of working with in the past, to the Khoros team,” said Khoros’ CPTO Sejal Amin. “The hiring of Jason and Tony, with the deep expertise they bring, offers further evidence for why Khoros’ customers count on us to help them navigate the highly dynamic waters of digital customer engagement. Creating customers for life starts with working together to keep both our customers and their customers safe.”

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Jason Perlewitz brings more than 20 years of diverse engineering experience to Khoros. He has built hardware and designed networks supporting critical telecommunications infrastructure, built mission-critical, highly performant software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms serving many of the largest and most demanding customers in the world, supported complex enterprise transitions and modernization efforts to cloud native architectures, and operated modern cloud-based SaaS platforms at scale. With Khoros, he’ll focus on leading the Technical Operations program and Infosec practice. Jason’s responsibilities will include structuring the operational practices that build, support, secure, scale, and optimize best-in-class solutions and operational practices for Khoros’ tools, applications, and platforms.

“My top focus as VP of Technical Operations is to ensure our operational practices foster trust and confidence with our customers so they can confidently use our software to deliver great customer experiences,” said Perlewitz. “It’s invigorating to join such an accomplished team and I’m looking forward to continuing that path of innovation.”

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