Banyan Bolsters Leadership Team With Colin Rand, VP of Engineering

The company continues to expand and support businesses affected by Coronavirus pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO – April 8, 2020 – Banyan Security, a leading provider of Zero Trust remote access designed from the ground up for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, today introduced Colin Rand as Vice President of Engineering. In his role, Rand will lead engineering and product development operations. He will oversee development, quality, and infrastructure for the Banyan platform, while ensuring the engineering team is content, effective and delivering on all business commitments.

 

“Colin brings a breadth of experience to the team that is critical at this juncture, especially as we expand our customer base and enter a new phase of growth,” said Jayanth Gummaraju, co-founder and CEO, Banyan Security. “As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, more businesses than ever have adopted remote work options and are relying on Banyan to keep their workforces efficient and secure. Colin will be essential in evolving our product and ensuring that we remain the trusted leader in remote access solutions for years to come.”

 

Colin Rand has more than two decades of engineering leadership and product development experience. Most recently, Rand helped transform Delphix from an on-premise data management appliance to create their first SaaS offering with an integrated product strategy to create a hybrid platform. Rand also previously served as VP of platform and chief architect for Lookout, a BeyondCorp mobile security company, where he led the platform initiative, managing data, identity, and security services for ML-based mobile threat protection. In his career, Rand has held a variety of executive and leadership roles at a wide range of enterprise startups to late-stage and enterprise companies including Salesforce, AKQA, and Anomaly.

 

“As businesses are thrust into a world where working remote is the new normal, Banyan had the foresight to create a solution to make the switch from office to home as seamless as possible,” said Colin Rand, vice president of engineering, Banyan Security. “I’m excited to join this forward-thinking team and help the company achieve new levels of success in 2020 and beyond.”

 

Banyan Security has stepped up to help businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic and forced into quickly implementing a remote work program. The company recently announced free usage of its industry-leading Zero Trust Remote Access platform for new customers to help them improve remote worker productivity and security, and eliminate frustrations associated with VPNs.

 

To start your Free Usage of Banyan’s Zero Trust Remote Access platform, click here.

 

For more information on Banyan Security, visit www.banyansecurity.io.

 

About Banyan Security

Banyan Security's next-generation Zero Trust Remote Access platform provides seamless remote access to corporate resources hosted in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Banyan enhances security by reducing your attack surface, eliminating lateral movement, and preventing unauthorized access. Utilizing innovative TrustScoring powered by machine learning, Banyan ensures both users and devices are authenticated and authorized before granting granular least privilege access to sensitive corporate applications and servers. Banyan’s highly scalable platform is currently used by enterprises across verticals including healthcare, finance, and technology. To learn more, visit www.banyansecurity.io.