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CrowdStrike Appoints Lisa McGill as Chief Human Resources Officer

Sunnyvale, CA — September 19, 2017 — CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that the company has appointed Lisa McGill as chief human resources officer (CHRO). McGill will lead CrowdStrike’s Human Resources organization to steer the company’s people operations, culture, and recruitment initiatives to meet explosive growth.

On the heels of rapid expansion across the globe, CrowdStrike continues to attract the best and the brightest talent while cultivating a culture built around innovation, collaboration and employee empowerment. In the past few years, CrowdStrike has grown its headcount significantly and now has 750 employees across the globe. The company has opened operations in EMEA, APAC, and Mexico with active recruiting efforts across multiple geographies and functions.

“At CrowdStrike, we are committed to delivering best-in-class results for customers, and to do so we attract, develop and retain the best talent in the industry,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike. “Lisa is a proven business leader with more than two decades of experience driving strategic people initiatives globally. She comes to CrowdStrike with an impressive track record of aligning people, culture, and business goals at fast paced technology companies and shares our strong commitment to creating the best workplace in the industry.”

Lisa McGill previously served as senior vice president of People at Fortinet, and prior to that was chief human resources officer for 13 years at Brocade and Foundry Networks, which Brocade acquired. In these roles, McGill led change during periods of rapid organic growth in both revenue and headcount.

“CrowdStrike is an incredible success story and I am thrilled to join a high-caliber team that is so zealously dedicated to the mission to stop breaches and protect customers. In leading CrowdStrike’s people-first strategy, I will further enable us to cultivate a culture of excellence, innovation, and unrivalled commitment to the customer,” said Lisa McGill, chief human resources officer at CrowdStrike.

McGill serves as a governing body co-chair of Gartner/CEB/Evanta and is an active member of the Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA) as well as the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).

About CrowdStrike®

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform offers instant visibility and protection across the enterprise and prevents attacks on endpoints on or off the network. CrowdStrike Falcon® deploys in minutes to deliver actionable intelligence and real-time protection from Day One. Falcon seamlessly unifies next-generation AV with best-in-class endpoint detection and response, backed by 24/7 managed hunting. Its cloud infrastructure and single-agent architecture take away complexity and add scalability, manageability, and speed. CrowdStrike Falcon® protects customers against all cyber attack types, using sophisticated signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real time. Powered by the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™, Falcon instantly correlates 40 billion security events from across the globe to immediately prevent and detect threats.

There’s much more to the story of how Falcon has redefined endpoint protection but there’s only one thing to remember about CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

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