Arctic Wolf Names Brian Bell as Chief Customer Officer

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Eden Prairie, MN—September 20, 2021—Arctic Wolf®, a leader in security operations today announced the appointment of Brian Bell as Chief Customer Officer. With more than 20 years of leadership experience across sales, operational, and executive roles, Bell will oversee all customer functions and build on the record growth Arctic Wolf has achieved in establishing a diverse and global customer base and achieving 100% YoY growth in ARR for seven consecutive years.

“Brian brings a depth of experience and a leadership style that will perfectly compliment the incredible achievements across our customer functions, with a focus on bringing even more unity to how we engage and delight our growing customer base,” said Nick Schneider, president and chief executive officer, Arctic Wolf. “We are excited to bring onboard a seasoned leader who will strategically advance our key company initiatives as we continue down a path of explosive growth and market leadership, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the Arctic Wolf Pack!”

“Arctic Wolf is achieving momentum and sales velocity at scale that few other tech companies have reached, and I’m excited to join this highly successful and fast-growing leader with a focus on ensuring the absolute best experiences for customers,” added Bell, chief customer officer, Arctic Wolf. “The stakes could not be higher in cybersecurity, and thousands of customers, across segments and geographies trust Arctic Wolf to help them navigate an increasingly consequential threat landscape.”

Bell joins Arctic Wolf amid a time of record growth and explosive customer demand for its security operations platform and services. The company recently closed a $150m Series F fundraising round, leading to a $4.3b valuation, and was recently named as a leader in the IDC 2021 MarketScape for U.S. Managed Detection and Response Services. The company also expanded operations into European markets and continues to build a highly scalable, cloud-native security operations platform that delivers unparalleled speed, capacity, effectiveness, and protection to end cyber risk.

Bell most recently served as chief executive officer of Minneapolis-based SportsEngine, a software development company focused on youth and amateur sports services that achieved incredible momentum and customer growth under his leadership. He previously served as president and chief operating officer at Code42 and held sales leadership roles at Compellent Technologies, which was acquired by Dell. Bell also served as a F-16 pilot and Captain in the United States Air Force between 1991 and 1999.

About Arctic Wolf: 

Arctic Wolf® is the market leader in security operations, pioneering the first cloud-native security operations platform to end cyber risk. Leading the industry with threat telemetry from endpoint, network, and cloud sources, the Arctic Wolf® Platform, supported by the original Concierge Security® team, is the last line of defense for thousands of organizations worldwide. The Arctic Wolf Platform and Concierge Security experts make it fast and easy for organizations of any size to stand up world-class security operations that continually guard against attacks in an efficient and sustainable way.

For more information about Arctic Wolf, visit or follow us at @AWNetworks, on LinkedIn or Facebook.

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