What defines a CEO?

The chief executive officer (CEO) is the top position in an organization and is responsible for implementing existing plans and policies, ensuring the successful management of the business and setting future strategy. The CEO is ultimately responsible for the success or failure of the organization.

Why did Teresa leave Splunk?

SiliconANGLE co-founder and CEO John Furrier said at the time that Splunk’s board likely felt the need to reboot things to keep up with the scale of the cloud. Meanwhile, Splunk announced that President and Chief Growth Officer Teresa Carlson, will be leaving the company to pursue other career opportunities.

What is Splunk’s business?

Splunk Inc. develops web based application software. The Company provides software that collects and analyzes machine data generated by websites, applications, servers, networks, and mobile devices. Splunk serves customers worldwide.

Who is Gary Steele?

Gary Steele is an experienced technology industry executive who has served as founding CEO of Proofpoint since 2002. Prior to Proofpoint, Steele was CEO of Portera and held various leadership roles at Sybase, Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard.

Why Splunk CEO resigned?

Merritt stepped down after Splunk reported a decline in revenue for its fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2021, and took a $1 billion investment from private equity firm Silver Lake Partners.

Who is Splunk’s biggest competitor?

Competitors and Alternatives to Splunk

  • IBM.
  • LogRhythm.
  • Elastic.
  • SolarWinds.
  • McAfee.
  • Microsoft.
  • AT Cybersecurity.
  • FireEye.

What is Splunk’s mission statement?

Splunk is the leading software platform for machine data that enables customers to gain real-time Operational Intelligence. Our company’s mission is to address the challenges and opportunities of managing massive streams of machine-generated big data.

Who is the CEO of Proofpoint?

Gary Steele (2002–)Proofpoint, Inc. / CEO

What happened to Splunk?

Splunk experienced a sales slowdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with revenue in the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2021, falling to $2.23 billion, down 5.5 percent from $2.36 billion a year earlier.