Tuesday, March 21, 2023

SCYTHE Grows Its Sales and Marketing Departments

SCYTHE Grows Its Sales and Marketing Departments

SCYTHE, a leader in adversarial emulation and breach and attack simulation, today announced the company has hired Rachel Virgil as its new Vice President of Sales and named Brandon Hoe as the company’s new marketing chief.

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L-R: Rachel Virgil, Vice President of Sales; Brandon Hoe, Marketing Chief (Photo: Business Wire)

“Both Rachel and Brandon are highly accomplished executives who possess extraordinary leadership, exceptional industry knowledge and a deep dedication to our mission: demonstrating and delivering the art of the possible in cybersecurity by bringing to market advanced cybersecurity products,” said Bryson Bort, CEO and Founder, SCYTHE. “We are committed to bringing the best talent to SCYTHE, as we have a higher calling than a typical cybersecurity company and we are fully committed to expanding the diversity of talent in this business.”

Rachel Virgil, Vice President of Sales

Rachel brings years of experience and success to SCYTHE’s sales, channel, and marketing efforts across the globe. She strives believes that the best way to take care of SCYTHE’s customers is by putting her team first to put customers first. Virgil began her career in high technology negotiating complex commercial transactions for IBM’s largest reseller. For the last 10 years, she has held a variety of sales and channel leadership roles at startups and public companies.

Virgil also serves on the UC Santa Barbara PaCE Women in Leadership Advisory Board. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Arizona State University and graduated cum laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law with a Juris Doctor.

Brandon Hoe, Marketing Chief

Prior to taking on the marketing reins at SCYTHE, Brandon helped grow two other cybersecurity startups (with one of them resulting in a majority investment by a growth equity company), started and ran a full-service growth agency for over 11 years, and almost single-handedly built a global consumer product company that he launched off the back of a successful Kickstarter campaign. His world revolves around his family, making/creative reuse, photography and art, Liverpool FC, and Duke Blue Devil sports.

Brandon has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke.


SCYTHE provides an advanced adversary emulation platform for the enterprise and cybersecurity consulting market. The SCYTHE platform enables Red, Blue, and Purple teams to build and emulate real-world adversarial campaigns in a matter of minutes. Customers are in turn enabled to validate the risk posture and exposure of their business and employees and the performance of enterprise security teams and existing security solutions. Based in Arlington, VA, the company is privately held and is funded by Gula Tech Adventures, Paladin Capital, Evolution Equity, and private industry investors. For more information email info@scythe.io, visit https://scythe.io, or follow on Twitter @scythe—io.