PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TuxCare, global innovator in enterprise-grade cybersecurity for Linux, today announced the appointment of Michael Canavan as the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Jim Jackson, who previously served as both President and CRO, will continue to serve as President.
Canavan previously served as TuxCare’s senior vice president of global sales. His promotion follows a fast-paced period of worldwide expansion for TuxCare, including new strategic partnerships and the opening of operations outside of the United States. The company also continues to grow its portfolio of service offerings for Linux, including zero down-time patching, end of life Linux security, and enterprise support for AlmaLinux.
In his new role as CRO, he will oversee all TuxCare customer-facing teams including marketing, operations and support. Prior to joining TuxCare in 2021, Canavan served in top sales roles at numerous leading technology companies such as Absolute Software, Globalscape, Kaspersky and Trend Micro. He holds degrees in economics and psychology from Purdue University and completed the Applied Management Program at its Daniels School of Business.
“In short order, Michael has proven to serve as a driving force for TuxCare’s growth, helping organizations significantly increase efficiency and minimize downtime while ensuring business continuity,” said Jim Jackson, President at TuxCare. “On behalf of the entire TuxCare team, we welcome Michael’s newly expanded role in our C-suite as we continue our momentum.”
Canavan also now serves as CRO of CloudLinux, TuxCare’s parent company.
TuxCare is on a mission to reduce the world’s risk of cyber exploitation. Through its automated live security patching solutions and extended lifecycle support services for Linux and open source software and languages, TuxCare allows thousands of organizations to rapidly remediate vulnerabilities for increased security and compliance. The world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, service providers, universities, and research institutions are protected by TuxCare on over one million workloads and growing. For more information, go to https://tuxcare.com. To stay connected with TuxCare, follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and YouTube.