VikingCloud welcomes Jim Burke as new CEO
By Gloria Methri
VikingCloud, the provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions has appointed Jim Burke as chief executive officer and member of the VikingCloud board to drive the company’s next phase of growth. Robert McCullen will continue as board chairman and play an active role in the company.
Burke brings more than two decades of experience leading and scaling global software and technology-enabled companies and has a proven track record of driving sustained growth. Most recently he served as CEO of Workforce Logiq, a global provider of AI-powered workforce intelligence and technology services to large corporations.
Prior to that, Burke was the CEO of three other technology businesses: Advanced Discovery, vRad, and Global Compliance. He has also served as president of global information services at Dun & Bradstreet.
Chairman of the Board at VikingCloud, Robert McCullen, said, “I am delighted to welcome Jim to VikingCloud. His leadership and impressive track record of driving growth and operational excellence will serve the company well in its next phase.
“Cybersecurity and compliance are only growing in importance, and we have built VikingCloud into a market leader that is unique in its technology, team, and ability to service both large enterprises and SMBs. I look forward to working closely with Jim and helping him guide VikingCloud through this next phase of continued growth and innovation.”
Burke will focus on strengthening the company’s unified technology platform while continuing to invest in sales and marketing to capitalize on the immense market opportunity ahead.
Burke said of his appointment said, “I am thrilled to join VikingCloud at an exciting inflection point for the company as we embark on the next chapter of sustained growth and further capitalize on our leadership, helping organizations integrate cyber security and compliance into their risk management and business growth strategies. I look forward to working with the VikingCloud team to accelerate our vision through topflight customer service, product innovation, and actionable strategic thinking.”
Headquartered in Chicago and Dublin, with offices globally, VikingCloud is transforming the way organizations approach cybersecurity and compliance by leveraging its Asgard Platform. It is backed by FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm, and True Wind Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm.
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