HEROIC Founder Named Among Utah Business’ Forty Under 40

Cybersecurity startup CEO receives award as one of Utah’s top business leaders

Salt Lake City, UT – February 5, 2016 – HEROIC today announced that Chad Bennett, Founder and CEO of HEROIC, was recognized as one of this year’s Utah Business’ Forty Under 40 professionals at The Grand America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City.

The annual Forty Under 40 program honors Utah’s up-and-coming professionals rising through the ranks at record speed. From innovative tech wizards to visionary entrepreneurs and non-profit leaders, the Forty Under 40 program recognizes the young professionals shaping the future.

“This is an amazing honor,” said Bennett. “This award and recognition validates all of the hard work and late nights away from my family. I’m honored to be part of this amazing group that is helping advance technology and business within the state of Utah and across the world.”

Bennett’s professional accomplishments along with his community involvement helped catapult him into the Forty Under 40. Such achievements include:

  • Two-time Inc. 500 CEO
  • Multiple award winner as CEO/President (Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies, UVEF’s Top 25 Under 5, Utah Valley Magazine’s 10 Startups to Watch 2015, Utah Angel’s Tech X Top Ten)
  • Has created over 500 employment opportunities
  • Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Ironman Triathlon finisher
  • Father of five

Utah Business has published a small video clip (1:55) in which Bennett discusses how his early days of computer viruses and hacking have attracted him to the cybersecurity industry.

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HEROIC is the leading provider of next-generation cybersecurity for home users and their devices. Unlike traditional antivirus products, our solution takes a predictive and proactive approach to intelligently secure users and their devices before an attack or threat occurs. The end result is a secure, device-friendly platform that offers users Preventative Network Security, Identity Theft Protection, Secure Online Backup and Malware Protection in one easy-to-use platform. To learn more, and for a free account, please visit HEROIC.com.

Wyatt Semanek

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