SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. August 7, 2018 — Sysdig, Inc. the cloud-native intelligence company, today announced Larry Castro has been named vice president of finance and corporate operations at Sysdig. In this role, Castro will work alongside chief executive officer (CEO), Suresh Vasudevan, to deepen business infrastructure and position Sysdig to build on its rapid growth.
“Sysdig is undertaking rapid growth as we drive container and microservices adoption and expand into new geographies,” said Vasudevan. “Larry’s success in finance and operations with both private and public high-growth companies is extremely valuable to us. I am confident Larry will help us put in place the infrastructure we need to continue scaling.”
Enterprises are turning to the Sysdig Cloud-Native Intelligence Platform as they move to the cloud and realize the need for a new way to capture the performance and security data essential to effectively running business-critical applications. Sysdig technology unlocks a completely new source of machine data, enabling Sysdig to provide the deepest visibility into containers and microservices. Sysdig has the only unified platform to offer security, monitoring, troubleshooting, and forensics for containers and microservices. In the last 12 months, the company has experienced rapid growth. Downloads of Sysdig Falco have roughly tripled over the last 12 months and active users of the Sysdig SaaS offerings have grown nearly six times year over year. Sysdig recently moved its headquarters to a larger office in San Francisco and announced a second headquarters in Raleigh, NC to accommodate the company’s rapid growth.
“There are three things I look at when considering a career change: the growth mode of the company, the team, and the leadership. Sysdig hit all three,” said Castro. “I enjoy building out infrastructure and I like the challenge of doing it within a short timeframe. Sysdig is in that fast-growth phase that I find to be very exciting. When it comes to the team, I have worked with several members of Sysdig in the past and I value those work relationships. Lastly, I was also drawn to Sysdig because of Suresh. I have witnessed his style and mature approach from afar and I am excited to work with him.”
About Larry Castro
Castro has spent the last three and a half years as the chief financial officer (CFO) at Telltale Games, an American video game developer and publishing company. Prior to joining Telltale Games, he was CFO of Jut, a streaming analytics data stack company. Castro spent time as the senior VP of finance at Riverbed Technology and prior to Riverbed, he was at Electronic Arts (EA) for more than 14 years. At EA, Castro wore many hats, including chief operating officer (COO) and CFO of the Redwood Shores Studio. He holds a B.S. in International Commerce and Finance from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.
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