Veteran industry executive to lead company’s next phase of growth and innovation
HOUSTON — Nov. 9, 2020 — Graylog, a global provider of centralized log management solutions, today announced the appointment of Andy Grolnick as its Chief Executive Officer. Grolnick joins the organization to accelerate Graylog’s momentum in delivering a powerful enterprise log management solution built to open standards for capturing, storing and enabling real-time analysis of log data. He succeeds Logan Wray who is retiring after having successfully led the company as CEO for more than three years.
“Andy is a seasoned and well-respected technology business leader with an impressive track record of innovating and driving results,” said Logan Wray, CEO, Graylog. “Having served as CEO of LogRhythm for more than a decade, Andy has deep, inside knowledge of the log management business. His strategic vision and his ability to execute are a winning combination for Graylog as it enters into its next phase of growth.”
As CEO, Grolnick will focus on expanding the business and driving the company strategy to help organizations and IT professionals solve security, compliance, operational and DevOps issues every day.
“I look forward to advancing the company’s growth and path of innovation as we enter 2021,” said Grolnick. “The company has built an impressive reputation in the log management market and is committed to providing unparalleled customer experience and solutions that foster customer success. This is an exciting time to join Graylog, and I’m looking forward to working with this talented organization.”
Grolnick has over 32 years of experience building, growing and leading technology businesses with a focus on software, security and storage. As President, CEO and Chairman of LogRhythm for 14 years, he led the company from its early days to become an award-winning global cybersecurity software leader that was acquired by Thoma Bravo in 2018. Earlier in his career, Grolnick was general manager of the Zip business at Iomega, where he played a key role in launching, building and leading the Zip Drive division from its inception into a $1 billion entity in less than three years. He was also a founding executive and vice president of sales and marketing for open source startup OpenLogic. Grolnick currently serves on the boards of two startups where he advises and mentors their leadership teams.
Graylog is a leading centralized log management solution built to open standards for capturing, storing and enabling real-time analysis of terabytes of machine data. Graylog delivers a better user experience by making analysis ridiculously fast and efficient using a more cost-effective and flexible architecture. Thousands of IT professionals rely on Graylog’s scalability, comprehensive access to complete data and exceptional user experience to solve security, compliance, operational and DevOps issues every day. Purpose-built for modern log analytics, Graylog removes complexity from data exploration, compliance audits and threat hunting so users can quickly and easily find meaning in data and act faster. For more information, visit https://graylog.org.
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