KnowBe4 Inc.

02/28/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/28/2024 01:08

KnowBe4 Promotes Carolin Kroenert to Vice President of Sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa

KnowBe4 Promotes Carolin Kroenert to Vice President of Sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Kroenert's success in the DACH region led to her promotion to head up sales throughout EMEA

KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is proud to announce the promotion of Carolin Kroenert to the position of vice president of sales for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, emphasizing the significant impact she has made during her time with the organization.

Kroenert's extensive experience in leading both direct and channel sales teams spans over a decade and includes regions such as Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Joining KnowBe4 in 2021, with a focus on expanding business in the region and segments within the organization, her strategic vision and leadership abilities as senior director of sales for the DACH region led her team to great success. She achieved these goals through fostering a culture of excellence and determination, which paved the way for their stellar accomplishments.

Reflecting on her new leadership role, Kroenert shares, "I am truly honored to step into this new position and continue contributing to our mission at KnowBe4. It has been an incredible journey so far, and I am eager to drive further success in the EMEA region. Our commitment to empowering organizations to manage the ongoing challenges of social engineering is more vital than ever, and I am thrilled to lead our talented sales teams towards that goal."

In her newly appointed role as vice president of sales in EMEA, she will once again aim to enhance business growth and promote the core business objectives of KnowBe4. By cultivating strong collaborations with internal stakeholders, sales teams, and partners, she is set to spearhead the region's strategic sales initiatives and uphold KnowBe4's reputation as a trailblazer in the cybersecurity awareness and culture sector.

About KnowBe4

KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 65,000 organizations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. The late Kevin Mitnick, who was an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as their last line of defense and trust the KnowBe4 platform to strengthen their security culture and reduce human risk.