New CPO joins LogPoint to lead global focus on talent, people and company culture

COPENHAGEN – December 7, 2020LogPoint, the Modern SIEM and UEBA company is announcing the appointment of Geir Kristensen as Chief People Officer (CPO). Based in the Copenhagen HQ and reporting to LogPoint CEO Jesper Zerlang, Kristensen will be responsible for all aspects of people, talent and culture in LogPoint across regions and continents.

“More than anything else, our success is built on bringing exceptional people together as LogPointers, joined by our core values and ambition to create the best SIEM in the world. With Geir on board as our Chief People Officer we recognize and emphasize the importance of people, talent and culture, and its role in our continued growth journey,” says LogPoint CEO Jesper Zerlang.

Originally trained as a Captain in the Norwegian Army and a graduate in Organization and Management from Copenhagen Business School, Kristensen has served in a number of HR and management roles in companies such as IBM, PFA, FIH and Nordea. Most recently he has been leading the HR scaleup in the successful fintech company Banking Circle, growing from 50 to 200+ people in just a few years.

“I’m excited to join LogPoint at a time when protecting global digital infrastructure is more important than ever. More than 200 LogPointers are already working across three continents to deliver cyber security technology and customer excellence every day. Still, in the coming years we will scale up dramatically: employ the best talents, relentlessly grow our people, foster innovation and expand globally,” says Geir Kristensen.

LogPoint’s Modern SIEM and UEBA solutions provide the analytics and automation tools that enable customers to securely build, manage and effectively transform their businesses. LogPoint supports cybersecurity, compliance, IT operations and business analytics, and has recently added security for ERP systems to the portfolio with LogPoint for SAP.

With the Series B capital raise announced in September, and a solid presence in the major markets in the U.S. and Europe, LogPoint is well positioned to continue on an ambitious growth journey. LogPoint will be increasing its presence in Boston, London, Paris, Munich, Stockholm and Copenhagen, and further investment in key focus areas including engineering, analytics, marketing and SAP.

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