Onapsis appoints Simon Naylor as VP APAC to further Asia Pacific growth

Simon Naylor, Vice President of Asia Pacific at Onapsis

Onapsis, a cybersecurity and compliance firm, announced the appointment of Simon Naylor as Vice President, APAC. Naylor will be responsible for driving business growth in Asia Pacific.

“Simon brings a wealth of experience with cybersecurity in the Asia Pacific region. Having spent three decades in APAC building teams and organizations responsible for customer and partner engagement, Simon is very familiar with the different cultures in this diverse region of multiple countries,” commented Rick Hanson, Chief Operating Officer at Onapsis.

“The key factors influencing sustainable growth are having the market-leading product and consistently excellent customer experience. As we expand our footprint in Asia Pacific, we look forward to leveraging Simon’s personal experience and network of professional relationships to further accelerate our growth journey in this region,” Rick commented.

What is Naylor’s industry expertise?

Naylor has more than 30 years’ experience leading sales for high tech solutions in Asia Pacific and a strong track record for rapidly growing revenues. Most recently he served as Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan at Brightcove, and before that he helped build the organizations in the Asia Pacific region for Extreme Networks and Riverbed Technology.

As Vice President for Infinera Inc., Naylor built a business that quadrupled in revenue, including establishing high-growth go-to-market strategies. Naylor was also the first RSA leader in Asia in 1997, starting with just four employees in the region and grew the business to 35 employees and increased revenue from $1.2 million to $35 million in three years.

What are Naylor’s thoughts on his appointment?

“Onapsis serves some of the largest firms in the APAC, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued growth. As enterprises look for advanced solutions for protecting their business-critical applications, it is an exciting time to join Onapsis,” said Naylor.

As Vice President, Naylor’s key focus at Onapsis will be to develop a sales team that will expand the company’s footprint in this vast and growing region to drive sustainable growth.

Under Naylor’s leadership, the Onapsis APAC team will collaborate with existing and new partners, providing world-class support to customers in this region that is consistent with services received by Onapsis customers in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“I am excited to be an advocate for proactive and advanced cybersecurity. It has been a passion of mine and with the suite of products and services from Onapsis, I am confident that we will bring immense value to our partners and customers in the APAC,” said Naylor.

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