Leadership

Meet the team that is taking SIEM to the next level

LogPoint CEO Jesper Zerlang

Jesper Zerlang

CEO

Jesper has been CEO of Logpoint since 2009 and has led Logpoint to become one of the dominant SIEM vendors in Europe. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and has held top management positions at Telia Company, Dell Computer and Compaq. His strong customer and partner focus, passion for his employees and strong entrepreneurial spirit helps to spark innovation and growth at Logpoint. He has supplemented his leadership skills with executive management programs at Harvard Business School.

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Christian Have

CTO

Christian brings years of cybersecurity expertise to his product strategy role at Logpoint. He owns the whole product process from vision, strategy, design, development to marketing. He brings to market products that fulfill the needs of today’s businesses. Christian also oversees all aspects of the product journey from conceptualization, launch, and post-launch performance. Prior to joining the company, he was the head of network security for the Danish National Police. He is also a guest lecturer on cybersecurity at leading Danish universities. Christian has a Bachelor of IT from the IT University of Copenhagen.

John Little

CFO

John is responsible for all aspects of corporate finance in Logpoint with a particular focus on investor relations. He brings a wealth of experience and proven performance to Logpoint based on more than 30 years of international financial experience from Europe, the US, and the Middle East. He served as the CFO and Managing Director of NYSE-listed AVG Technologies, one of the largest global antivirus software companies, and worked in a number of other roles in the technology and financial services sectors.

Andrew Lintell

Andrew Lintell

VP Sales for EMEA

 Andrew is responsible for Logpoint sales strategy and execution in the EMEA region. Working closely with our Regional Directors he leads, directs, and inspires our sales and pre-sales teams in the Nordics, CEMEA, SEMEA, and UK&I, to drive growth and expansion across the region. Andrew joined Logpoint with over 20 years of security software experience. He has held senior Sales and Executive management positions within both high growth and established software vendors, including FireMon, Tufin, Microsoft, and Kaspersky.  

LogPoint VP Marketing Nicolai Zerlang

Nicolai Zerlang

VP Marketing

Nicolai is leading the Logpoint marketing team across all markets. As a native digital marketeer, he is in charge of building and continuously evolving the scalable and highly automated marketing organization in Logpoint. With a wide range of responsibilities, ranging from overall brand, marketing and social strategy, on- and offline marketing to lead generation, nurturing, and CRM, he is at the heart of Logpoint growth strategy. Nicolai holds a Master’s Degree from Copenhagen Business School and is a Logpoint veteran, having served as project manager, marketing manager, and Head of Marketing for Logpoint Americas.

Maj-Britt Maltesen

Maj-Britt Maltesen

CPO

As the Logpoint Chief People Officer, Maj-Britt is responsible for all aspects of people, talent, and culture in Logpoint. On top of her agenda is attracting, developing, and sustaining talent to fuel the Logpoint hypergrowth strategy while cultivating and developing the unique Logpoint culture. Fostering and nourishing a winning culture and implementing the modern hybrid workplace concept is a key part of her mission. Maj-Britt draws on 20 years of experience as a senior HR executive in Microsoft, Accenture, Carlsberg, and DuPont, and a master’s degree in psychology and social science.

LogPoint VP Finance Jeppe Bygholm

Jeppe Bygholm

VP Finance

Jeppe is a seasoned Finance executive focused on the professionalization of High-Growth companies, with experience from the Private Equity space where he has specialized in Strategy development, the creation of growth platforms and process optimization. In his previous roles within private equity as well as industry, he has worked with portfolio companies in various management roles within Sales, Finance and M&A, including financing and shareholder management. Jeppe holds a degree in Engineering as well as a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Finance).

LogPoint VP Customer Success Brian Hansen

Brian Hansen

VP Customer Success

Brian is in charge of enhancing the Logpoint customer experience, extending customer use of the Logpoint SIEM solution, and providing partner enablement. He also leads the Logpoint A-team, our technical experts that work across Logpoint global regions with pre- and post-sales support. Brian has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry in management positions within Sales and Professional Services. He has served as the EVP North America and Global Professional services in Omada and has previously held positions in companies such as Netcompany and Platon (acquired by Deloitte).

Doron Davidson

Doron Davidson

VP Global Service

Doron is leading Logpoint Israel focused on the global delivery of Logpoint SOAR and XDR capabilities. He was the founder of SecBI acquired by Logpoint in 2021 where he served as the VP of Business Development. Prior to founding SecBI he held operational and P&L responsibilities for RSA’s EMEA professional security services practices. He has over 20 years of experience in IT security and telecommunications, and has previously held product management and technical positions at Cyota, Beyond Security, Schema, and Amdocs. Doron is a CISSP and holds an MBA and a BSc in Computer Science.

LogPoint VP Engineering Niels Gammelgaard

Niels Gammelgaard

VP Engineering

Niels is leading engineering efforts across Logpoint locations. He brings unique qualifications to Logpoint in key areas such as Data Science, Data Engineering, and Machine Learning. He holds an MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Mathematics, and his academic record includes several publications in top scientific journals and research visits to Harvard University and Oxford University. Niels brings ten years of industry experience from companies such as Vestas, Platon (Acquired by Deloitte) and Maersk Line, and he is also a co-founder of startups Reveal and Ontame.io.

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Peter Melsen

SVP Support and Internal IT

Peter contributes with strong technical and managerial skills to his role at Logpoint. He has depth of experience in cybersecurity, IT operations, software integration, development and support. Prior to joining Logpoint, he was Head of Operations at the Danish incumbent TDC Hosting for 10 years, managing around 10,000 servers.  He also served as a developer and technical project manager at a software company delivering complex newspaper solutions worldwide. Peter holds a Master of Science from Aalborg University, Denmark.

Mads Lindberg

VP Communications and Government Relations

Mads is responsible for Public Relations and Public Affairs, including the relationships to government stakeholders, cybersecurity authorities, and industry associations. He also leads Logpoint collaboration with the global defense industry, including industry co-operation partnerships and strategic business development. Educated as a journalist, Mads has 20 years of experience in the cross-section between communication and politics and has served in the Danish MoD, and as an advisor to global industry such as Boeing, Oshkosh, Elbit, GDELS, MAN, and AugustaWestland.

LogPoint Founder & Managing Director US Soren Laustrup

Soren Laustrup

Chairman of the Board

Søren founded LogPoint with the intention of building a strong customer-focused organization. His role includes driving operational excellence and growing the business. Søren’s relentless attention to customer satisfaction and establishment of a world-class sales and coaching culture has expanded the global reach of the company. He is deeply involved in developing the overall strategy for the company, and passionately contributing to the product road map. Søren has worked, in the enterprise IT sector since the early nineties having reached many entrepreneurial achievements.

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Thomas Jetter

Founding partner, Digital+ Partners

Thomas Jetter is one of the four founding partners of Digital+ Partners and a Managing Director at the Frankfurt Office. He is the leader of the Cyber Security and HR Tech investments. He also chairs the Investment Committee. He has worked on Digital+ Partners investments in VMRay, Starmind, and quantilope. He serves on the board at VMRay and as an observer on the board of Starmind. Prior to founding Digital+ Partners, Thomas spent 13 years of his career in leadership positions at Permira, also running their chemical industry practice and Sirona Dental Systems.

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Richard Seewald

Founder & Managing Partner, Evolution Equity Partners

Richard is founder and managing partner at Evolution Equity Partners a leading venture capital firm based in New York City. He is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s global activities and strategic direction. He leads investments in cybersecurity, enterprise software and data analytics, bringing more than three decades of investment, operational and entrepreneurial experience to his role. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a Juris Doctor from the New York Law School.

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Karel Obluk (Board observer) 

Partner at Evolution Equity Partners
Karel is a partner at Evolution Equity Partners. He leads investments in cybersecurity, enterprise software and data analytics, bringing more than two decades of investment, operational and entrepreneurial experience to his role. Prior to Evolution, Karel was CTO, chief scientist and interim CEO of AVG Technologies (NYSE:AVG). Karel holds a doctorate and a Master of Science in computer science from the Brno University of Technology.
Jim Pflaging (Board observer)

Jim Pflaging (Board observer)

Managing partner, Cynergy Partners Inc.

Jim Pflaging is the founder and managing partner at Cynergy Partners and has over 30 years of Silicon Valley experience including 15 years as CEO of cybersecurity and data management companies. Jim has a proven track record of translating cybersecurity and related technology, policy, and market dynamics into competitive advantage. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of several leading cybersecurity companies including Coalfire, Imperva, SailPoint, Secure Code Warrior, Sophos, and Veracode. He holds a B.S. in Commerce with dual concentrations in Finance and Marketing from the University of Virginia.

Andrew Lintell

Andrew Lintell

VP Sales for EMEA / Acting Regional Director – Central EMEA & BeNeLux

In addition to his responsibility for LogPoint sales strategy and execution in EMEA, Andrew is the Acting Regional Director for Central EMEA & BeNeLux region. He leads, directs, and inspires our sales and pre-sales teams in the Nordics, CEMEA, SEMEA, and UK&I, to drive growth and expansion. Andrew joined LogPoint with over 20 years of security software experience. He has held senior Sales and Executive management positions within both high growth and established software vendors, including FireMon, Tufin, Microsoft, and Kaspersky.

Tim Wallen

Tim Wallen

Regional Director – United Kingdom & Ireland

Tim is responsible for driving strategic growth in the UK and Ireland, and he is leading the growing team of LogPoint sales, marketing, and technical professionals working out of London. He is passionate about the digital transformation agenda and how it is rapidly changing industries and our working lives. Tim is a seasoned Cybersecurity leader with nearly 20 years of industry experience from senior sales and management positions within high-growth and established vendors, including FireMon, ForeScout, Check Point, McAfee, and IBM.

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Christian Pijoulat

Regional Director – South EMEA

Christian is leading the development of the South EMEA region at LogPoint and is in charge of the sales and channel network. Christian has nearly 30 years experience in the IT industry including 5 years at Oracle, 7 years at BMC software and 14 years at Sophos. He has proven sales and management experience, and track record of rapidly growing companies within Western Europe.

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Niels Onat

Regional Director – Nordics and Baltics

Niels is responsible for driving growth in the Logpoint Nordic home market and leading the expanding team of cybersecurity professionals in the region, including the Baltics. He has a proven track record as a leader in the IT and cybersecurity industry based on more than 25 years of professional experience. He led the cybersecurity provider Ezenta through a decade of triple-digit growth and successfully integrated the company into the pan-nordic cybersecurity company Nixu. He has recently helped consulting firm and Logpoint partner Devoteam establish its Cyber Trust division. Niels has also worked at IBM, chaired several tech ventures, and holds an MBA from Henley Business School.

LogPoint CEO Jesper Zerlang

Jesper Zerlang

CEO / Acting Regional Director – Americas

In addition to his overall management responsibility for Logpoint, Jesper is the Acting Regional Director for the Americas region. Jesper has been CEO of LogPoint since 2009 and has led LogPoint to become one of the dominant SIEM vendors in Europe. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and has held top management positions at Telia Company, Dell Computer, and Compaq. His strong customer and partner focus, passion for his employees, and strong entrepreneurial spirit help to spark innovation and growth at LogPoint. He has supplemented his leadership skills with executive management programs at Harvard Business School.