Brinqa Strengthens Leadership Team as Company Grows to Meet Accelerating Demand

Current CEO of Tricentis and former CEO of SolarWinds Kevin Thompson to join Brinqa as Executive Chairman of the Brinqa Board; Former Hewlett-Packard Executive Brian Moriarty Named as New CFO

AUSTIN, Texas--()--Brinqa™, a leader in Cyber Risk Management, today announced that the current CEO of Tricentis and former CEO of SolarWinds, Kevin Thompson, has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board. In addition, the company also announced that it has named former Hewlett-Packard executive Brian Moriarty as its new Chief Financial Officer.

“We are very excited to welcome Kevin and Brian to the team,” said Amad Fida, CEO of Brinqa. “Demand for seamlessly integrated, highly automated, and risk-based cybersecurity solutions is accelerating rapidly. These great additions to our executive team, our recent financing round, and our highly differentiated solution uniquely position Brinqa for the growth required to meet increasing customer demand. We look forward to leveraging the proven expertise and successful experiences that Kevin and Brian bring as we achieve and exceed our goals in 2021 and beyond.”

Brinqa applications leverage the industry’s only Knowledge Graph for cybersecurity – The Cyber Risk Graph. They are built on a risk-based low-code platform that enables rapid deployment and expansion across high-impact cybersecurity areas such as Cybersecurity Asset Management, Vulnerability Management, Application Security, and Cloud and Container Security. Supported by the most extensive cybersecurity data integration ecosystem – 150+ integrations strong and rapidly growing – Brinqa solutions help organizations get the most out of existing technology investments while addressing their unique risk tolerance and business challenges.

“The rise in cyber-attacks and increasing complexity of the cybersecurity ecosystem are creating a need for enterprises to improve their cyber risk posture,” said Kevin Thompson. “Brinqa delivers the category-defining vision for holistic cyber risk management. I am thrilled to partner with the Brinqa team during their next growth phase. They have scaled a highly capital-efficient business and established product leadership in a growing category, and are well-positioned to become a leading cybersecurity software provider.”

Mr. Thompson currently serves as Tricentis’ CEO and Executive Chairman of the Board, joining the company in April. Before that, he served as President and CEO of SolarWinds until his departure in late 2020. Before joining SolarWinds, Mr. Thompson was CFO of Surgient, SVP and CFO at SAS, and EVP and CFO of Red Hat. He holds a BBA degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Moriarty brings more than 20 years of experience in financial and HR management. Before joining Brinqa, he served as CFO of Aria Pharmaceuticals. Before that, he served in Vice President-level positions in Corporate Development and Human Resources at Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems. Mr. Moriarty began his career in investment banking. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and his BA from the University of California at Davis.

About Brinqa

Brinqa is leading the charge for a new wave of knowledge-driven, risk-based cybersecurity solutions. Brinqa Cyber Risk Graph – the knowledge graph for cybersecurity – connects relevant security and business data, establishes common data ontology, and powers cybersecurity decisions and outcomes. Brinqa solutions apply this knowledge to uniquely inform risk management strategies, standardize data management and analysis, deliver actionable insights, and automate risk remediation. With Brinqa, businesses get all the tools they need to implement risk-based cybersecurity – packaged in a high-performance, enterprise-grade platform. Brinqa solutions evolve with the business and provide a stable, robust and dynamic cybersecurity foundation that supports and enables true digital transformation. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or visit to learn more.

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