Pondurance Appoints Mike Sherwood as Vice President of Sales

Veteran Sales Executive Brings Proven Experience Driving Growth and Expansion at MDR Players Secureworks and Proofpoint

INDIANAPOLIS – May 12, 2022:

Pondurance, a leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services, announced today the addition of Mike Sherwood as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Sherwood will be responsible for managing a growing national sales team and driving sales strategy and execution.

Sherwood joins Pondurance with more than 20 years of experience in the MDR and managed security service provider (MSSP) space, having led global sales teams at Secureworks, InteliSecure, and Proofpoint. As a senior executive with a proven track record for delivering results at startups and publicly traded companies, he has built and managed high-performance sales teams that have consistently exceeded objectives. 

“Mike is a successful sales executive with a deep understanding of the MDR space,” said Doug Howard, CEO of Pondurance. “His track record of building high-performing sales teams coupled with his extensive industry experience will be critical to Pondurance as we continue to prioritize our growth efforts. Mike not only brings a tremendous amount of industry-specific experience to this new role at Pondurance, he is also a great fit for our culture.”

At Pondurance, Sherwood will lead the growth of the company’s proactive, personal, around-the-clock MDR services. Pondurance combines technology and human expertise in a unique cybersecurity approach that is perfect for clients looking for a security partner to provide guidance, technology, and services tailored to their specific risks and needs. The company’s highly skilled analysts, threat hunters, and incident responders help businesses build systems, monitor environments, and respond to threats with its unique expertise and curated approach.

“I am honored to join the Pondurance team and to help build on the solid foundation of growth and success,” said Sherwood.  “Having worked for years in the MDR and MSSP space, I instantly recognized the great opportunity Pondurance has in the marketplace. The depth and breadth of its services and expertise is rare yet increasingly needed in today’s complex business environments. I look forward to working with this extremely talented team as we enable our clients to protect themselves against cyber threats and thrive in the digital economy.”

About Pondurance

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Pondurance delivers world-class MDR services to industries facing today’s most pressing and dynamic cybersecurity challenges including ransomware, complex compliance requirements, and digital transformation accelerated by a distributed workforce. By combining our advanced platform with our experienced team of analysts, we continuously hunt, investigate, validate, and contain threats so your own team can focus on what matters most.

Pondurance experts include seasoned security operations analysts, digital forensics, and incident response professionals and compliance and security strategists who provide always-on services to clients seeking broader visibility, faster response and containment, and more unified risk management for their organizations. Visit www.pondurance.com for more information and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.