PlexTrac Appoints David Cote as New Chief Revenue Officer
Cybersecurity veteran will accelerate customer and revenue growth
BOISE, IDAHO — Feb. 14, 2022 — PlexTrac, the cybersecurity software company on a mission to empower teams to win the right cybersecurity battles, today announced that it has hired David Cote as its chief revenue officer to help fuel the company’s already explosive growth. Cote joins the leadership team in this new role on the heels of the company’s $70M Series B funding round announced on February 2, 2022.
Cote comes to PlexTrac with 30 years of experience as a senior executive with a proven background in executive management, sales management, direct and channel sales, and operations. He was most recently the VP of global sales for Whitehat Security, which was acquired by NTT Security Corporation in July 2019.
“We are thrilled to welcome David to our leadership team and to the PlexTrac family,” said Dan DeCloss, founder and CEO of PlexTrac. “David’s experience growing and scaling companies and high performing sales teams, his strength in go-to-market processes and cybersecurity expertise are what assured us that he was going to be a great addition to our team. We look forward to building on the momentum of rapid growth we’re experiencing, and ensuring we’re helping our customers continuously improve their security posture.”
Prior to WhiteHat, Cote held various senior leadership positions, including president at Versatile Communications, vice president of sales at GreenPages Technology Solutions, president /CEO and co-founder at AppsOnTap LLC, president/CEO at Turbotek Computer Corp, and VP of sales and founder at Lifecycle Business Partners. He began his career with Amherst Technologies, and as national vice president of sales & operations, he spent 10 years helping the company grow from $5M to $380M in annual revenue.
“I quickly realized that PlexTrac is uniquely positioned to address the workflow pain that exists for security teams by breaking down communication silos, making pentester workflows more efficient, speeding up the painful reporting process, empowering purple teaming and collaboration, and ultimately helping make companies more secure,” said David Cote, chief revenue officer of PlexTrac. “I am extremely excited to join the team to bring my expertise in the cybersecurity market and my track record of growing and scaling organizations to help drive exponential growth for PlexTrac.”
The Boise, Idaho based company is actively hiring for both local and remote positions across all departments. Visit plextrac.com/careers to learn more.
About PlexTrac, Inc.
PlexTrac, Inc.is a fast-growing cybersecurity software company driven by a mission to improve the security posture of organizations and security teams of all sizes. The PlexTrac solution is a software platform focused on streamlining the reporting and remediation of cybersecurity risks and aiding efficient collaboration within security teams. Supporting organizations using a purple teaming paradigm, PlexTrac serves as the central communication hub to aggregate all of the components of an organization’s cybersecurity program.