McSharry joins as VP of Global Sales Engineering, Gurman named VP of Revenue Marketing, both join Women of Beyond Identity resource group
New York, December 14, 2022 - Beyond Identity, the leading provider of phishing-resistant and passwordless MFA, has announced the appointments of Pia McSharry as vice president of Global Sales Engineering and Susanne Gurman as vice president of Revenue Marketing.
With more than 15 years experience in sales engineering at leading cybersecurity and data firms including Rapid7, SecurityScorecard, and Securonix, McSharry brings unmatched experience in developing winning teams that drive new business. McSharry will lead a team of internationally-located sales engineers, working with them to develop innovative new strategies that align with the company’s goals and the changing market.
“I am thrilled to join Beyond Identity and lead its talented sales engineering team,” said McSharry. “Beyond Identity’s passwordless MFA is fundamentally changing the game in cybersecurity, providing its customers with a highly differentiated phishing-resistant authentication solution they can trust. I am eager to hit the ground running and continue the company’s forward momentum.”
Gurman joins Beyond Identity with more than 18 years experience developing and leading high-performing marketing programs at Mimecast, SecurityScorecard, and Digital Guardian. She will lead her team to reach and engage with new audiences in support of the company’s growth trajectory.
“Beyond Identity has truly built a fantastic team, and I’m honored to join them in their mission for effortless identity security,” said Gurman. “In my nearly two decades working in this industry, I’ve seen how powerful disruptive technology like Beyond Identity’s passwordless MFA can be. I look forward to helping to deliver our solutions to new audiences.”
Both McSharry and Gurman will also bring their valuable background as female leaders in technology to Women of Beyond Identity, an employee resource group dedicated to supporting and mentoring the female employees at the company and improving gender equity in the industry.
“We are honored to welcome Pia and Susanne to our leadership team,” said Thomas Jermoluk, CEO and co-founder of Beyond Identity. “They both bring deep experience in their respective fields, with a keen understanding of our customers and our market. We look forward to their participation in Beyond Identity’s continued growth.”
Beyond Identity’s passwordless multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution meets both phishing-resistant and zero trust requirements by removing easily exploited factors like push notifications, one-time-codes, and magic links. McSharry and Gurman’s additions to Beyond Identity’s leadership team will support its growth goals as it strives to provide customers with seamless, reliable, and continuous identity authentication.
To learn more about Beyond Identity’s leadership team, visit https://www.beyondidentity.com/company#leadership.
About Beyond Identity
Beyond Identity is revolutionizing secure digital access for workforces, contractors, customers and developers. Our Universal Passkey Architecture provides the industry’s most secure and frictionless multi-factor authentication that prevents credential-based breaches, ensures device trust, and delivers secure and frictionless digital access, eliminating passwords entirely. Industry leaders like Snowflake, Unqork and Roblox rely on Beyond Identity to solve their access security challenges for their customers, employees, contractors and developers and to advance their journey toward Zero Trust Security. To learn more about Beyond Identity’s solutions and innovations, visit beyondidentity.com and stay connected with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.