President, Global Sales and Field Operations

Michael Carpenter currently serves as President of Global Sales and Field Operations – responsible for expanding CrowdStrike’s global sales footprint, customer acquisition, sales enablement, and the company’s partner program. His major focus on building a best-in-class sales team is generating historic growth in revenue for the company across the globe. He also oversees CrowdStrike’s successful expansion in the public sector and health care market.

With 20 years of experience in the security industry, Carpenter brings deep expertise in building global, high-growth sales organizations spanning both the private and public sectors. He brings a combination of strategic planning, out-of-the-box thinking, risk-taking, and teamwork to the sales process. His mantra of “treat others as you wanted to be treated” resonates throughout CrowdStrike’s sales organization, building exceptional levels of collaboration and alignment across his global team. Described as entrepreneurial, strategic, and determined, Carpenter ably guides his team in generating both record revenues and outstanding customer retention rates in highly competitive markets.


  • President, Global Sales and Field Operations for Tanium Inc.
  • President, Americas Sales for Intel Security Group


  • B.A. in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts Lowell