Malwarebytes Invests in its People, Hires Camellia Ngo as Chief People Officer
Ngo’s career portfolio includes ushering the people of numerous businesses through accelerated growth, IPO process
SANTA CLARA, Calif.– October 3, 2018– Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution, today announced the appointment of Camellia Ngo to the position of Chief People Officer. Ngo brings more than 20 years’ experience to this important role through a career that spans international business, insurance, and employment law.
“Since we opened our doors, one of our driving priorities has been to deliver the best customer experience possible,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes. “In order to make that happen, we also need to deliver the best experiences for our employees. Malwarebytes’ sustained growth is fueled by our people and culture as much as our technology. Camellia will play a very important part in our company’s evolution by creating a rewarding, high-quality experience that continues attracting the industry’s best and brightest.”
Prior to joining Malwarebytes, Camellia served as Chief People Officer at Tintri, an enterprise cloud storage provider, from where she built and scaled the people organization from private to public company readiness. Before that, she served as SVP of Human Resources at Affymetrix, a biotechnology life science molecular diagnostic company. From 2000-2011, she served as Vice President of Human Resources at Magma Design Automation (acquired by Synopsys), where she contributed to the company’s high growth from pre-IPO to more than 1,000 employees globally. Camellia also held leadership roles in compensation consulting, and practiced international law and business.
Ngo holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley in Organizational Development Psychology, and a Juris Doctorate from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is an alumna of Stanford Graduate School of Business, Human Resources for Strategic Advantage program.
“Part of what drew me to Malwarebytes was the culture driven by like-minded people who are inspired to contribute to a greater good, a world without malware. Our vision is contagious,” said Camellia Ngo, Chief People Officer at Malwarebytes. “One of my primary goals is to lead the people team to create an experience where anyone who comes through our doors can contribute their full potential, grow and make their dream job a reality. I hope Malwarebytes employees around the world will want to say, ‘Wow, this is the best career experience I’ve ever had!’”
Since 2016, Malwarebytes has made several important appointments to its executive team and Board of Directors, including: Thomas R. Fox, Chief Financial Officer; Raj Mallempati, SVP of Marketing; Akshay Bhargava, SVP of Product; and Elena Verna, SVP of Growth. The company looks forward to their continued expansion, increasing its global reach and accelerating sales to allow more businesses and consumers to live free from malware.
Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes completely replaces antivirus with artificial intelligence-powered technology that stops cyberattacks before they can compromise home computers and business endpoints. More than 60,000 businesses and millions of people worldwide trust and recommend Malwarebytes solutions. Our team of threat researchers and security experts process emerging and established threats every day, from all over the globe. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit us at https://www.malwarebytes.com/.
Malwarebytes founder and CEO Marcin Kleczynski started the company to create the best disinfection and protection solutions to combat the world’s most harmful Internet threats. The market continues to recognize Marcin’s advancements in cybersecurity with the recent recognition as “CEO of the Year” in the Global Excellence awards. He has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology list and received both the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
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