"Appointing Keith reflects our strategy to add specific domain experts and industry technology leaders to ensure that we are anticipating every technology advantage to help our customers and partners create robust cybersecurity strategies," said ExtraHop APJ vice president David Sajoto.
"We are delighted that Keith has joined us at this time in the company's growth. He has a strong track record of success in sales and business development within IT and cybersecurity and will be a real asset to ExtraHop as we continue to protect private and public organisations from an ever expanding hybrid attack surface."
Symons has more than two decades of experience in IT sales and business development management.
He most recently worked as ANZ regional sales director at Menlo Security, and has has also held account management, regional management and business development management roles at Tenable, Check Point, Symantec, Oracle. SafeNet and Trend Micro.
"I admire the ExtraHop approach to cybersecurity, in understanding the changing risk needs of its customers and how it then applies innovation," said Symons.
"At the same time, the company balances the strength of its global scale with belief in the local team and the importance of enduring relationships with customers, channels and partners."