PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL. --PRNewswire-- Veriato, an innovator in actionable user behavior analytics and a global leader in user activity monitoring, has named Larry Thompson as CEO.

Thompson previously served as both President and CFO at Veriato. He has been with the company for over 10 years and is now responsible for all operational aspects.

"It is with great pride that I accept the role of CEO, and I look forward to furthering Veriato's mission of empowering companies to protect their most valuable assets," said Thompson. "Ongoing detection and prevention of cyber security threats is vital to maintaining a successful business, and I will do my best to make sure Veriato continues to be a trusted partner that companies rely on to help them tackle this growing problem that can lead to catastrophic damages."

Thompson is a senior financial executive with more than 20 years of leadership and management experience with domestic and multi-national corporations in various industries, including technology, telecommunications, distribution and manufacturing. He has experience in strategic planning and tactical execution, as well as in leading global initiatives and managing businesses with multiple locations.

Thompson has extensive knowledge in mergers and acquisitions, handling the diligence, negotiation, structuring and completion of over 30 transactions. He's also versed in audit control, vendor relations, negotiations, financing, long-term leases and bank relations. Thompson has a Masters of Accountancy from Virginia Tech.