Contrast Security’s Alliance Team Prepares for Anticipated Growth with the Hiring of Three Industry Veterans and the Promotion of an Industry Expert


Expanded Partner Alliance team to drive best-in-class partner-centric application security initiatives and revenue growth driven by a cybersecurity culture of collaboration and transparency

LOS ALTOS, CA., October 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Contrast Safety (Contrast), the leader in code security that enables developers to secure as they code, today announced that it has hired three industry veterans and promoted an internal expert to help drive the technology, systems integrators and integration engineering alliances and partnerships in North America and EMEA. The new hires, along with the industry expert, will be part of the Partner Alliance team, as announced today by Contrast Security.

“No security tool or company is an island, alliances are key to ensuring our customers are able to build scalable application security programs,” said Ben Bonman, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances at Contrast Security. “We are committed to building a powerful partner program by adding talented executives and industry leaders such as Tracey Mead, Rachel Mott and Frank Gasparovic and promote Ram Yonish to focus on global partnership efforts.”

The newly appointed team, reporting to Goodman, includes:

  • Tracey Mead, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Systems Integrators – Mead will be responsible for recruiting, onboarding and activating relationships with a wide range of systems integrators, service partners and managed service providers. Most recently, Vice President WW Security Alliances at Micro Focus, Mead will bring her deep experience in channel management, partner enablement and systems integrators to Contrast.
  • Rachel Mott, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Technology Partner – Mott will be responsible for recruiting, onboarding, and activating relationships with technology partners, including cloud providers, developer tools, and ISVs ( ISV). It will also drive engagement with cloud marketplaces to ensure a streamlined procurement experience for customers. Mott brings more than 16 years of experience working with hyperscalers and Fortune 100 technology companies, forging profitable new routes to market.
  • Frank Gasparovic, Principal Solutions Architect – Gasparovic joins Contrast from ForgeRock where he led the ecosystem engineering team that was responsible for building and maintaining integrations for a network of over 160 technology partners. At Contrast, he will have similar responsibilities in addition to creating highly differentiated integrations with a rapidly growing group of partners.

In addition to these new hires, Contrast is appointing Ram Yonish as Vice President of EMEA Alliances to lead the company’s collaborations and acquisitions in the EMEA region. Yonish, one of the three founders of Cloud-Essence, which was acquired by Contrast in 2020, will take advantage of the rare opportunity and availability of the EMEA market to connect complementary solutions and bring more value to Contrast customers.

The team will share responsibility for deepening Contrast’s current alliances with strategic partners such as Amazon/Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, Google, GitHub, VMware and Deloitte. While also focusing on building broader partnerships with systems integrators, technology vendors, and ISVs, as well as creating differentiated technology integrations to ensure joint success. To learn more about Contrast’s alliance and partners, please visit

About contrast security:

Contrast Security secures the code that global enterprises rely on. It is the industry’s most modern and comprehensive code security platform, removing inefficiencies from security barriers and enabling enterprise developers to write and release enterprise code faster. secure app. Integrating code analysis and attack prevention directly into software with instrumentation, the Contrast platform automatically detects vulnerabilities as developers write code, eliminates false positives, and provides context-specific remediation guidance for a easy and fast fixing of vulnerabilities. This enables application and development teams to collaborate more effectively and innovate faster while accelerating digital transformation initiatives. That’s why a growing number of the world’s largest private and public sector organizations trust Contrast to secure their applications in development and extend protection to cloud and on-premises applications in production.

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Laura Asendio
Public Relations Manager
Contrast Safety
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