Account Executive

Reference Number: EO/TR-23187
Location: Chicago, IL

Cyber Security Account Executive (Entry Level)

My client is a leading provider of cyber security software solutions. A ‘Best Cyber Security Company of the Year by Info Security, is currently expanding its sales organization to accommodate a rapidly-growing customer base and accelerating revenue. This position offers significant commission-earning potential, fast-paced career development, and numerous opportunities for personal achievement.
Startup 2013. Series C funding. 65 million in 2016

Title: Account Executive- Individual Contributor role – Chicago


  • Prospect accounts for new business.
  • Establish and work with partners in your territory.
  • Present and demonstrate our client’s cyber threat defense solutions to CISOs and information security experts.
  • Work closely with Subject Matter Experts, Technical Account Managers and Cyber Threat Analysts who will support you in performing Proofs of Value (POVs) as you close deals.


Entry level account executives will also be given a four month training program to bring them up to speed with their sales process and the latest trends and developments in the cyber security industry.

Other Info:

  • Have 40 sales reps
  • Hiring 20 next year
  • Growing by 50%
  • Now deployed in 60 countries
  • Customers include: Blackhawk Network, BT, KEEN, Rakuten Securities Inc., the Church of England, Birmingham International Airport, Drax, Phoon Huat, Saniflo and Parchment.
  • Says their revenue is increasing by 600 per cent year on year and customer renewals at over 90 per cent. With over 360 employees across 23 global locations, the company has more than doubled in size over the last year.
  • They have been featured by numerous companies including Bloomberg, The Times, Businessweekly, Wired, etc.


Base: $55k-$60k
OTE: $90k-$120k