Meet Andy Bryars: Director of Customer Success Group in EMEA

Andy Bryars joined Drata as Director of the Customer Success Group in EMEA as we continue our rapid international growth.
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by Conor Nolen

April 17, 2024
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From GDPR enforcement to sweeping AI regulations, the world of governance, risk, and compliance remains in the global spotlight. Drata has been quickly expanding to meet this need, bringing on executives like George Bonser to lead sales, launching the availability of our Cyber Essentials framework, and reaching a staggering 425% YoY customer growth in that market. 

The addition of Andy Bryars reflects Drata's proactive approach to understanding and meeting the unique needs of its customers no matter where they are in their compliance journey. With a Director of Drata’s Customer Success Group in EMEA, we’re able to help our customers in this region see the impact and experience benefits of Drata even faster. 

30 Years of Experience Comes to Drata

With over three decades of in-depth IT and security experience, Andy Bryars started his career working for system integrators where he learned the importance of a customer-first approach. He’s since served in a number of customer-facing roles, including nearly a decade at Okta, where he moved his way up from an individual customer success manager to the senior director of customer success in EMEA. 

Andy has a proven track record working within SaaS hyper-growth organizations to build high performance Customer Success teams that solve complex problems, while also driving customer ROI, retention, and revenue.

“I’m passionate about developing an exceptional post-sale team to deliver business value and solve complex problems for our customers. Drata represented the perfect combination of technology innovation to solve real business problems with dynamic and highly focused people to help translate this vision into reality.”

—Andy Bryars

Building a Team and Accelerating Time-to-Value

Andy’s main goal as Director of the Customer Success Group in EMEA is ensuring customers in this region gain immediate time to value within the Drata platform as they leverage compliance to achieve their business goals. 

Working under Drata’s Chief Customer Officer, Conor Nolen, Andy weaves our customer-centric values into the DNA of our EMEA-specific efforts as we continue growing on an international scale. He is also committed to hiring, retaining, developing, and promoting diverse talent so that the Drata team can continue to be a differentiator to the overall customer experience.

Drata is only getting bigger. Check out our open roles to join our talented team of customer success managers, account managers, and solution architects.

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