NetApp CMO Julie Parrish joins Check Point Software

Check Point Software CMO Julie Parrish
NetApp CMO Julie Parrish has joined Check Point Software Technologies as chief marketing officer to lead the security company’s marketing team, strategic initiatives to drive awareness and demand.

Parrish will be based in the Check Point U.S. headquarters in San Carlos, Calif.

At NetApp, she had also served as senior vice president of worldwide channel sales. She has held numerous senior leadership positions in marketing and channel sales at Fortune 1000 companies including Symantec, Veritas, Nokia and 3Com (now part of HP).

Amnon Bar-Lev, president, Check Point, said that she will be a key addition to its executive team. Her insights will be strengthening Check Point’s brand awareness strategy and accelerating its growth in the security marketplace.

Check Point claims that it protects more than 100,000 enterprises assisting them to stay ahead of security threats, offering protection from the network to mobile devices.