SOURCE: Saviynt

Saviynt

June 06, 2016 09:00 ET

Saviynt Appoints Grant Evans as Vice President of EMEA

Former VP at Aurionpro and NetIQ Executive to Join Saviynt's Leadership Team; Appointment to Help Company Accelerate Growth in the EMEA Region to Meet Increased Demand for Cloud Security and Identity Management Solutions

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - June 06, 2016) - Saviynt, a leader in providing access governance and intelligence platforms for cloud and enterprise, today announced that Grant Evans has joined the company as General Manager of EMEA. Grant joins a fast growing team of industry experts that are plotting a course to meet the demands of a changing landscape of Identity Governance and Administration. Bringing over 20 years of experience to the Saviynt team, Evans will lead the company's expansion into the EMEA market as Identity becomes the new perimeter for security across the globe.

Evans will lead the Sales and Business Development functions for EMEA, focusing on building out and leading a team that will provide enterprises with the expertise to tackle issues such as Cloud Security, Identity Management, Compliance Management and more.

"We have seen a steady increase across the globe for solutions that deliver the answer to modern day Identity, Governance and Administration issues, what we're defining as IGA 2.0," said Sachin Nayyar, CEO of Saviynt. "Saviynt has lead the charge to secure enterprise data, and with strong demand developing in the EMEA region, Grant brings the depth of experience to play a major role in continuing Saviynt's momentum in the space."

Evans comes to Saviynt from Aurionpro, where he served as Vice President Europe, Enterprise Security. Responsible for the success of the enterprise security practice across Europe, he worked with best-of-breed and emerging technologies to give customers a leg-up over their competition.

"I'm thrilled to join the team at Saviynt, to contribute to their ongoing explosive growth," said Evans. "The Saviynt approach takes IGA (Identity Governance Administration) to a new standard, giving enterprises fine-grained control and oversight of where their business is most vulnerable -- in critical business applications and infrastructure."

About Saviynt

A leader in providing application, data and infrastructure access governance and intelligence platform for Cloud and Enterprise, Saviynt delivers IGA 2.0 by integrating advanced usage & risk analytics with fine-grained privilege management. Saviynt secures critical assets such as SAP, Oracle EBS, Office 365, Google Apps, AWS, Azure, Salesforce.com, and Workday. www.saviynt.com

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