Imperva Hires Akamai Vet as Global VP of Strategic Growth

Imperva, Inc., a cybersecurity leader with a mission is to protect data and all paths to them, welcomes Micheal McCollough as Global Vice President of Strategic Growth. In this role, he will be responsible for scaling the channel business, further developing and growing the Imperva Partner Ecosystem and creating new partnerships.

McCollough was previously at Akamai, where he was Global Vice President, Channels & Alliances. He led Indirect Sales and the Partner Program and built the enablement framework and marketing strategy for its partner ecosystem. Prior, he spent two years in APJ leading their Strategic Alliances and Channel Organization.

“Partners are the lifeblood of any channel-first strategy, and I’ve been impressed with the commitment Imperva is making to be easy to work with, predictable and transparent,” McCollough said.

McCollough brings more than two decades of experience to Imperva and has worked in four continents covering various markets. As the Managing Director of Dell Managed Services for APJ based in Singapore, he was responsible for growth and service delivery for the region. Prior to relocating to Asia, he was the Managing Director for Dell Managed Services EMEA based in Paris, with responsibility for the growth, profitability and customer satisfaction of Dell’s Strategic Outsourcing customers. He also held senior leadership roles with Schlumberger as West Africa Regional Director and Managing Director based in Douala, Cameroon.