Leading cybersecurity awareness training company NINJIO continues its emphasis on growth with expanded sales leadership.
The Lancer Group is delighted to announce our recent placement of Durant Harvin as Vice President of Sales at NINJIO, a premier cybersecurity awareness training company backed by Gauge Capital.
Harvin brings vast executive sales experience to the company, having previously served as the VP Sales at peer company KnowBe4. In his new role, Harvin will be responsible for driving direct sales growth across all market segments.
Durant’s appointment comes as NINJIO continues to experience exponential growth and seeks to expand its sales organization both nationally and globally.
“We are excited to have Durant leading our sales organization,” said Shaun McAlmont, President and CEO of NINJIO. “His extensive experience in enterprise sales and proven track record of driving revenue growth makes him the ideal person for the role. I’m confident that we have the right team in place to drive NINJIO’s growth and expansion in the coming years.”
NINJIO’s imminent launch of a new solution featuring technology from their acquisition, Dcoya, puts the company in high-growth mode, with plans to expand its sales organization and tap into new markets. “Our commitment to providing the solutions that our customers and prospects are asking for is matched by our commitment to sharing this solution with as many companies as possible,” added McAlmont “We are committed to empowering people to be defenders of their company’s assets, their own private information, and ultimately everyone in their immediate circles,” said McAlmont.
NINJIO lowers human-based cybersecurity risk through engaging training, streamlined testing, and insightful reporting. Our two-pronged approach to training focuses on the latest attack vectors to build employee knowledge and the behavioral science behind human engineering to sharpen users’ intuition. The proprietary Dcoya Risk Algorithm identifies users’ social engineering vulnerabilities based on phishing simulation data and informs content delivery to provide a personalized experience that changes individual behavior.
About Gauge Capital
Gauge Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Southlake, Texas. Gauge invests in five key sectors: business services, food & consumer, government & industrial services, healthcare, and technology. The Firm manages more than $2.0 billion in capital and in 2020, 2021 and 2022, Inc. Magazine named Gauge one of the top private equity firms for founders. In 2021, 2022, and 2023 Gauge was also named to the Top 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market by Grady Campbell. In 2022, Gauge ranked in the top 5 out of 517 private equity firms in the HEC Paris – DowJones Small-Cap Buyout Performance Ranking.