SentinelOne appoints Ric Smith as CTO

SentinelOne today announced the appointment of Ric Smith as Chief Technology Officer. With over 15 years of experience driving product development in pre- and post-IPO companies, Mr. Smith will accelerate global R&D efforts and support the rapid growth of SentinelOne’s Singularity XDR platform across the endpoint, cloud, and IoT security markets.

Smith is a seasoned leader with a proven track record supporting product innovation during periods of rapid growth. Joining SentinelOne from Medallia, the market-leading Customer Experience (CX) platform, Mr. Smith oversaw engineering prior to and following the company’s IPO. Ric held multiple engineering leadership roles at Oracle prior to Medallia.

“SentinelOne is at an exciting point in its journey to becoming the market leader in AI-powered cybersecurity,” said Smith. “The Singularity XDR platform delivers unrivalled product efficacy with proactive operational insights from a security-first perspective, and I’m excited to help elevate the company’s research and development efforts to establish the cybersecurity SaaS platform of the future.”