CrowdStrike Names Two Executives

Irvine-based cybersecurity product developer CrowdStrike, the cloud-based endpoint security firm led by George Kurtz, has made two major executive appointments this morning. CrowdStrike said it has named Jerry Dixon as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and Rob Murchison as Vice President of Product Management. Dixon was previously Vice President, Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Response at American Express, and also served at the Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Security Division and United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). Murchison was Vice President of Product Management at Tripwire.