VMware Carbon Black Company Overview
The Power of Team.
Carbon Black is now part of VMware.
With this move, VMware is launching a new Security Business Unit under the leadership of Patrick Morley, who has led Carbon Black for the past 12 years, and will now serve as the new group’s general manager, under the executive sponsorship of Sanjay Poonen, Chief Operating Officer, Customer Operations, VMware.
Carbon Black accelerates VMware’s intrinsic security strategy across the most important security control points – network, workload, endpoint, identity, and analytics. Carbon Black also provides VMware with a security platform that has powerful data lake and analytics capabilities, backed by artificial intelligence and machine learning. VMware is now poised to take a significant leadership role in security for the new age of multi-cloud, modern apps and modern devices.
This team is ready to innovate and disrupt the market. Now is a great time to become part of the team. Join us!
Jobs at VMware Carbon Black
SVP and GM - Carbon Black Security Business Unit
Patrick Morley has led Carbon Black as president and chief executive officer since 2007. Under his direction, the company has grown from a startup into the market share leader in next-generation endpoint security. Morley drove the effort to merge Bit9 with Carbon Black in 2014, which resulted in the industry’s most complete endpoint solution. Today, Carbon Black has approximately 3,000 worldwide customers, including 30 of the Fortune 100 and nearly 800 employees. Morley has more than a decade of security industry experience.
Previously, he was president and CEO of Imprivata Corporation, a leading provider of authentication, access management, and secure communication. He has held senior leadership positions with six venture-backed software companies, including three that had successful IPOs. As chief operating officer of Corel, he led the company’s global sales, marketing, and operations functions for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. Morley played a significant leadership role in the company’s turnaround, acquisition strategy, and eventual IPO. He also held senior management positions at Macromedia, Allaire, Rational Software, and SQA. Morley earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Providence College.
VP, Business Development
Tom Barsi drives the company’s business development efforts, forging partnerships with MSSPs, IR firms and security technology leaders. Prior to joining Carbon Black, Barsi was executive vice president of business development for Proofpoint, a security-as-a-service (SaaS) company that had a successful IPO in 2012. Before Proofpoint, he was vice president of business development for VeriSign’s authentication business unit, which was sold to Symantec for $1.3B. Barsi also was the founding CEO of Consentry Networks, and co-founder and vice president of business development for VINA technologies, where he played a key role in the company’s IPO. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from CSUC.
SVP, GTM of Carbon Black Security Business Unit
Thomas was the global vice president of revenue at Dropbox from 2015-2017. He led teams that enabled the company’s hyper growth through a multi-channel GTM strategy to scale to more than $1B in annualized revenue, the fastest SaaS company of all time to reach that mark.
At Microsoft, from 2001 until 2015, Thomas was the worldwide vice president of the SMB organization. He was responsible for a global team of sales, marketing, and partner management professionals and led a multi-billion dollar hyper-growth business. The team recruited and built the world’s largest cloud ecosystem of partners.
Thomas started his career managing a small windsurfing company in Denmark and later went on to work for leading IT organizations, including Naspers, Dell and Olivetti, in various leadership roles. He has also served on the global board of Enablis, a non-profit organization that empowers entrepreneurs in developing countries by providing networking, coaching, mentoring and financing.
Born, raised and educated in Denmark, Thomas has also lived in South Africa, Thailand, and Turkey. He holds both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in economics & business administration from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. He is married with three children and lives in Seattle, Washington.
Thomas is well known for his entrepreneurial style, global transformational leadership and passion for building high-performing businesses, teams and partnerships. He has a passion for mentorship and is a frequent speaker at industry events on topics such as technology innovation, strategy, cloud, and multi-channel sales.
VP, General Counsel
Eric Pyenson heads the company’s legal department, bringing more than 25 years of legal, business development, and international experience in the technology space to the role. Pyenson joined Carbon Black from A123 Systems, which he helped take public in 2009. He established the in-house legal functions at several Boston-area software start-ups, including Open Market, where he helped lead a successful IPO in 1996. Previously, Pyenson was an operations officer at the Central Intelligence Agency, focusing on counter terrorism. He received his bachelor’s degree from Williams College, a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Sussex, England, and his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.
VP and CTO - Carbon Black Security Business Unit
Scott Lundgren is a member of the Carbon Black founding team. As CTO for Carbon Black, Lundgren provides technical vision and strategic direction. He has experience across the security space, including hold technical leadership positions in offensive security research, development, and operations and defensive security operations and development, including at Microsoft. Lundgren earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and applied physics from Case Western Reserve University.
Brad Rinklin is Carbon Black’s VP of Marketing, responsible for corporate marketing, channel marketing, field marketing, account and lead development, operations and corporate communications. Previously, Brad served as the CMO of EZE Software. Prior to that, Brad was senior vice president and Chief Marketing Officer for Akamai where his responsibilities included leading marketing & corporate communications, product marketing, partner marketing, sales productivity and channel organizations. In the six years prior to becoming CMO at Akamai, Brad held roles in sales, sales management, sales engineering and training, eventually managing a global marketing and channel sales organization of 250 with $80 million reporting to him.
Brad is an innovative leader with more than 20 years of marketing, high-technology sales, training and business development experience. He currently serves on the executive boards of The Ad Club and MITX. Brad has a B.S. in Marketing and Economics from Baylor University and post-graduate education from Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management. He lives in Andover, MA, with his wife and four children.