Erik Gaston

Vice President of Global Executive Engagement

Chief Information Officer


Erik Gaston oversees global executive engagement in the global sales organization at Tanium.  A CIO and CTO by trade, he has spent most of his career in financial services and enterprise software as a C-level IT executive leading global technology and operations organizations in the space of modernization, full stack observability and digital and cloud transformation across the financial services, global trade and e-commerce industries. Erik joined Tanium in November of 2021 initially as the CIO for financial services, a position he still holds, and was soon promoted to lead the global executive engagement team. Erik partners with  global customers and prospect organizations to drive platform visibility, enterprise maturity and security solutions at scale. He is a passionate learner, coach, and business partner for Tanium customers. Erik is bi-lingual in German and English, is a member of the NJ Society for Information Management (NJSIM) and is also on the advisory board at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and is a guest lecturer at the University.