ThreatBlockr Announces Appointment of Bill Franklin as Head of Business Development


Franklin brings over a decade of cyberspace and sales experience to ThreatBlockr, to focus on growing their partnership

TYSONS, VA/ACCESSWIRE/July 21, 2022/ ThreatBlockr®, the autonomous cyber intelligence and active threat defense platform, today announced the appointment of Bill Franklin as Chief Business Development Officer. With over 10 years of technology sales experience, Bill joins ThreatBlockr after serving in various sales and IT related roles.

Franklin’s previous roles included Senior Director of Cloud Engineering at Avant Communications, where he led the engineering team for nearly a decade. He was able to hone his skills around security, cloud and networking by seeing firsthand the evolution of the “as a service” model. In addition to Avant, Bill has held key roles as a systems engineer at NetApp and EMC. He brings technical and customer-focused knowledge to the ThreatBlockr team, where he will work to develop their active defense solution partnerships with key technology partners.

“It’s great to be part of ThreatBlockr and have the opportunity to work on their innovative approach to network security,” Franklin said. “Firewalls are no longer enough, so enterprises need a better way to block large-scale threats without overwhelming their existing security stacks. ThreatBlockr finally solves this problem and fills in a missing piece of the puzzle. long-time cybersecurity professional, it’s amazing to be part of the team that’s at the forefront of this cybersecurity trend.”

Franklin will establish a community of partners aimed at helping customers improve their network security to protect against the latest threats. Partner organizations include MSPs, Channel Partners/VARs, and Trusted Advisors.

The ThreatBlockr team continued to grow throughout 2022, with the addition of George Just as Chief Revenue Officer and Courtney Brady as VP of Marketing.

“ThreatBlockr is seeing tremendous growth in our MSP and MSSP businesses,” said Brian McMahon, CEO of ThreatBlockr. “Adding Bill to the team will deepen our focus in this space and strengthen our ability to execute. He is a deeply talented cybersecurity expert. Having worked at and with some of the strongest and most recognizable tech brands , he has a critical understanding of what it takes to drive growth and operational excellence.”

About ThreatBlock

ThreatBlockr is the only active defense cybersecurity platform that fully automates the application, deployment, and analysis of cyberintelligence at scale. As a fundamental layer of an active defense strategy, ThreatBlockr’s patented solution prevents known threats from reaching customer networks. ThreatBlockr uses immense volumes of cyber intelligence from over 50 renowned security vendors to provide unparalleled visibility into the threat landscape, resulting in a more effective and efficient security posture. Enterprise security teams of all sizes use ThreatBlockr to deploy active security, gain real-time network visibility into threats and policy violations, ensure their network is protected, and reduce manual labor. To block. All. Threatens. at

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