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After a 3-digit growth in 2019, Kaspersky names first-ever enterprise head for SEA market

With its corporate segment’s three-digit growth last year, Kaspersky today announces the appointment of its Head of Enterprise for Southeast Asia, Chow Lai Leng, a first for the region.

Chow Lai Leng
Chow Lai Leng, Head of Enterprise for Southeast Asia at Kaspersky

Lai Leng has nearly two decades of extensive experience in the enterprise sales and channel management for IT and cybersecurity industry. Her rich account portfolio spans across financial services, pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries, with her most recent stint as Channel Sales Lead for a cybersecurity provider.

In her new role, Lai Leng is up to steer further increase the enterprise segment clout of the global cybersecurity company in the Southeast Asia region through developing successful sales strategies and ensuring effective execution.

Commenting on her appointment, Lai Leng says, “Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important as advanced threats are increasingly becoming sophisticated and the number of breaches are on the rise. In addition, companies’ reliance on the internet continuously increases, resulting in enterprises becoming very vulnerable to social engineering attacks. I believe Kaspersky has the technology, the talents, and the values to keep enterprises secure against cybercriminals, so I am thrilled to be part of this dynamic company and I am fully committed to bring our enterprise business to the next level.”

Lai Leng will report directly to Yeo Siang Tiong, Kaspersky’s general manager for Southeast Asia. She will be based in Singapore where the global cybersecurity company’s Asia Pacific headquarters is located.

“2019 was a hugely successful year for our corporate portfolio and we are eyeing to carry this momentum forward in 2020. While the pandemic has hit the region badly, I am sure that, with Lai Leng at the helm, we can still double down on our enterprise segment as we are more equipped to meet the enterprises’ growing demand for cybersecurity solutions and services,” comments Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia at Kaspersky.

Lai Leng has a degree in Bachelor of Science from University of Nevada and holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Western Australia.

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