SentinelOne, Inc., an autonomous cybersecurity platform company, today announced the appointment of Rob Salvagno to SVP, Corporate Development.

Salvagno brings over 20 years of experience helping technology companies scale through mergers and acquisitions and strategic investments. He joins SentinelOne from KKR & Co. Inc. where he was a Managing Director investing in growth stage technology companies. Prior to KKR & Co. Inc., Salvagno led Cisco’s corporate development team for five years as Vice President of Corporate Development and Cisco Investments. During his Cisco tenure, Salvagno led the company through a number of defining, strategic acquisitions, including AppDynamics, Duo Security and Meraki, and also significantly expanded Cisco’s investment arm, Cisco Investments.

“Rob’s experience helping companies scale with strategic acquisitions will be invaluable as we continue to be a force for good – helping enterprises across the globe leverage the power of data and AI for autonomous protection and insights,” said Tomer Weingarten, CEO, SentinelOne.

Salvagno will lead corporate development and oversee critical growth initiatives, including merger and acquisition (M&A) plans globally.

“At SentinelOne, the journey is just beginning. The intersection of data, security, cloud, and AI will open up more possibilities than we can imagine or build ourselves,” said Mr. Salvagno. “I look forward to leveraging my investment and M&A background to help support SentinelOne on its mission to make the world a safer place.”