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Tanium Appoints Workday CIO Rani Johnson and TPG Partner Tim Millikin to Board of Directors

Converged Endpoint Management leader is well positioned for accelerated growth as it redefines how IT Operations and Security teams work together and delivers new autonomous capabilities across its platform

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 30, 2024 – Tanium, the industry’s leading provider of Converged Endpoint Management (XEM), today announced the appointment of two board members, Rani Johnson and Tim Millikin. With Johnson’s experience as CIO of Workday, Inc. and as a Tanium customer, and with Millikin’s experience investing in and growing leading software companies as a partner at TPG, the two will bring industry-leading strategy and expertise to help guide the company through its next stage of accelerated growth.

“The Tanium Board plays a vital role in the development of the company’s strategy, innovations, and overall success,” said Tanium CEO Dan Streetman. “The breadth and depth of Rani and Tim’s expertise and experience in a rapidly evolving industry will be important enablers as we continue Tanium’s accelerated growth.”

Rani Johnson is the Chief Information Officer of Workday Inc., a leading provider of solutions to help organizations manage their people and money, where she is responsible for the company’s global IT function. Johnson will bring over 25 years of IT and cybersecurity experience with her, including IT leadership roles at Cloud Software Group, TIBCO, SolarWinds, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin Energy, Ventyx and NASA. As a CIO who previously selected the Tanium platform to help her organization gain increased visibility and control, while reducing complexity and risk, Rani will uniquely help represent the ‘voice of the customer’ on the Tanium board.  

Tim Millikin is a partner at TPG, with more than 15 years at the global alternative asset management firm. Millikin co-leads the firm’s investment activity in software and enterprise technology and has helped establish the franchise as market leading. He has distinct expertise in cybersecurity and has led TPG to invest more than $3 billion of equity in the space, including the firm’s investment in Tanium. Millikin has served as a Board member or observer in several high-profile TPG investments, such as McAfee, Everfox, Ellucian, and Elite Technologies. His industry expertise and market insight will greatly enhance the Board’s ability to help Tanium management craft an effective strategy and guide the company’s growth.

Tanium’s real-time control and visibility provides an unmatched capability to unify IT Operations & Security teams. With the industry’s only XEM platform, Tanium enables the world’s most security-conscious organizations to consolidate point solutions with a single integrated platform, while also reducing their risk. In addition to strategic partnerships with Microsoft and ServiceNow, Tanium has more than $700M ARR and its customers include more than 40% of the Fortune 100.

Johnson and Millikin join other Tanium Board members that include founders David Hindawi and Orion Hindawi, Mark Fields, former CEO of Ford Motor Company, David Rowland, former executive chairman of Accenture, Jim Whitehurst, former President of IBM, and Maggie Wilderotter, former CEO of Frontier Communications, and Scott Kupor, partner at Andreessen Horowitz focused on growth-stage companies.

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About Tanium   
Tanium delivers the industry’s only true real-time cloud-based endpoint management and security offering. Its converged endpoint management (XEM) platform is real-time, seamless, and autonomous, allowing security-conscious organizations to break down silos and reduce complexity, cost, and risk. Securing more than 32M endpoints around the world, Tanium’s customers include more than 40% of the Fortune 100, 7 of the top 10 U.S. retailers, 9 of the top 10 U.S. commercial banks, all 6 branches of the U.S. military, and MODs and DODs around the world. It also partners with the world’s biggest technology companies, system integrators, and managed service providers to help customers realize the full potential of their IT investments. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for eight consecutive years. For more information on The Power of Certainty™, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and X.   

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