Prevalent expands leadership with chief product officer

Warren-based Prevalent Inc., a third-party risk management and vendor threat intelligence company, announced Wednesday it has appointed Karen Tegan Padir as its new chief product officer.

“As chief product officer, Karen will own the product management and development functions at Prevalent, as well as lead the vision and execution of our product strategy to continually drive our leadership forward,” said Jonathan Dambrot, co-founder and CEO of Prevalent. “Her experience, vision and innovative spirit will have a tremendous impact for our current and future customers.”

Padir has 25 years of experience in the software industry, having served in leadership roles at Progress, Sun Microsystems, Red hat and EnterpriseDB.

“Prevalent is 100 percent focused on third-party risk management and is the only integrated solution that includes vendor assessment and continuous threat monitoring in one platform,” said Padir. “I’m excited to help the company drive further product growth and innovative solutions that help global enterprises meet regulatory requirements and mitigate risks posed by working with third parties.”