Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the data platform leader for security and observability, today announced that Jason Lee has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective immediately. Lee will oversee all facets of global security to protect Splunk employees and customers, including cloud and application security, operations, threat management, penetration testing, risk, and customer trust.
Lee brings two decades of experience in technology with a strong focus on information security and operating mission-critical services. Most recently, he served as CISO of Zoom, where he was responsible for the security of the platform and its customers, which include some of the world’s largest enterprises. Prior to Zoom, Lee served as Senior Vice President of Security Operations at Salesforce. He also spent more than 15 years at Microsoft, where he held various security operations roles.
“Jason has critical experience at the most renowned tech brands operating in cloud-first, big data environments,” said Gary Steele, Chief Executive Officer of Splunk. “He understands the importance of safeguarding our customers’ data and our intellectual property. I’m confident in his ability to lead our global security organization, and continue its mission of securely building, deploying, and operating our services.”
“I know the value Splunk brings as a security partner to organizations and governments firsthand, and I’m thrilled to lead the global security team,” said Lee. “I’m committed to helping advance Splunk’s proactive cybersecurity strategy and ensuring trust in its products while fostering security innovations that can be passed on to Splunk customers.”