Lionfish Tech Advisors welcomes Brian Reed
WILMINGTON, DE. December 1, 2021. -- Lionfish Tech Advisors, a global analyst advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Brian Reed, former Gartner Senior Director analyst and current Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint to the advisory team.
Mr. Reed is an accomplished leader in the cybersecurity and technology industry. Throughout his 20 years in the industry, he advised over a hundred vendors in varying markets to build stronger product offerings. Mr. Reed also lead notable research in many markets including Enterprise Data Loss Prevention, cloud security, digital forensics and incident response, endpoint security, risk management and security awareness training. Previous to Gartner, Reed held senior positions at Lastline (acquired by VMware), Sourcefire (acquired by Cisco Systems), Hewlett-Packard, McAfee, and Internet Security Systems (acquired by IBM).
“I am thrilled that Cloud Security pioneer Brian Reed is joining Lionfish Tech Advisors,” said Chief Executive Officer Rob Smith. “Together in our former roles, we helped define the Secure Access Services Edge market. I look forward to continuing our innovation in the cloud security market by helping vendors to meet their full potential.”
Mr. Reed aims to serve as a trusted start-up advisor who helps position product offerings in the most opportune markets and build the most beneficial product for end users.
“There are as many problems as there are solutions and opportunities in cybersecurity. Technology providers must be forward thinking. They must be strategically and tactically oriented when executing their plans to keep up with emerging technologies and threats,” says Mr. Reed. "At Lionfish Tech Advisors, I look forward to helping all vendors best approach and succeed in the cybersecurity market.”
Lionfish Tech Advisors brings hundreds of years of collective global IT Advisor experience together to help companies realize their full potential. Every member is a recognized thought leader who has conducted extensive market readiness and performance studies of companies small and large across the globe. Our advisors help vendors maximize profits, expand their customer base, secure competitive advantage, and foster investor relations. We are your Trusted IT Growth Partners.