Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, today announced the appointment of Patricia Murphy to the position of VP Ecosystems, Partners and Strategic Alliances for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America (LATAM). In this role, Murphy will lead Palo Alto Networks’ Ecosystem organisation for EMEA and LATAM, and serve as a key member of EMEA & LATAM CEO Helmut Reisinger’s executive team.
“I am delighted to welcome Patricia to our leadership team,” said Reisinger. “At this critical time for cybersecurity and digital transformation, we are accelerating Palo Alto Networks’ robust business to meet customers’ needs with deep partnerships across our regions. Patricia’s in-depth understanding of the landscape of partners, service providers, global system integrators and industrial partners will benefit our growth ambitions and our customers, and help strengthen Palo Alto Networks’ position as the cybersecurity partner of choice.”
Bringing over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Murphy will focus on driving consistent engagement with all our partners including MSSPs, enhancing Palo Alto Networks’ representation of these key partners and ensuring a diverse and high-performing ecosystem. Murphy joins from Apple in France, where she held the position of Executive Managing Director Enterprise. During her tenure, Murphy successfully steered Apple France into a digital transformation partner with a focused approach on developing a strategic ecosystem of VARs, SPs, SIs and MSPs.
“I am thrilled to join Palo Alto Alto Networks at such an exciting time for the business, and truly look forward to leading the EMEA & LATAM Ecosystem organisation. Together with the EMEA & LATAM teams, we will develop strategic relationships across the ecosystem landscape to drive scale and greatly benefit customers,” said Murphy.