Cybersecurity firm Trellix hires Kim Anstett as Chief Information Officer

Kim Anstett, Chief Information Officer at Trellix

Trellix, the cybersecurity firm delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), announced Kim Anstett has joined Trellix as Chief Information Officer. Anstett leads Trellix’s information and tech systems organisation and joins the Executive Leadership Team (ELT).

What does Anstett bring to Trellix in her new role?

Trellix is focused on accelerating the use of XDR architecture across enterprises, commercial businesses and govts to advance organisation security posture and to ease cybersecurity incident response and management. As CIO, Anstett is responsible for executing a tech strategy designed to drive efficiency, flexibility and innovation across the business. 

With over 25 years industry experience, Anstett was most recently Executive Vice President and CTO at Iron Mountain leading teams across product development and innovation. Prior, she was CIO at Nielsen, focused on customer value and increased cybersecurity outcomes.

She holds a B.S. from Tufts University and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Quotient Technology. Anstett begins at Trellix immediately and reports to CEO Bryan Palma.

What were the executives’ thoughts on the appointment?

Bryan Palma, Chief Executive Officer of Trellix

Commenting on Anstett’s appointment, CEO of Trellix, Bryan Palma, remarked, “Kim has a proven record of building high-performing IT organisations. No doubt she will do the same at Trellix while also serving as our ‘customer zero’ for our market leading products.”

Commenting on her appointment, CIO of Trellix, Anstett, said, “My number one priority as CIO is to deliver insights to our business to serve our clients. Second is furthering diversity, equity, inclusion and development for my teams. I am motivated by people, process and technology; and I see a lot of alignment with Trellix’s ethos as a home for soulful work.”