Global Head of Cybersecurity Strategy and Marketing, Verizon
Managing Director, Forensics Technology Services, PwC
Master of Business Administration
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)
Information Governance Professional (IGP)
John is responsible for the overall go-to-market strategy and execution, including oversight of sales, marketing, business, and corporate development. His team of experienced professionals is responsible for driving revenue through direct sales and strategic partnerships and ensuring that the Arete brand is reflective of the company’s unique value proposition and culture of excellence.
A pioneer in the information risk management discipline, John has founded companies and built practices in the areas of cyber risk, electronic discovery, regulatory compliance, and data privacy. He is a published author and frequent speaker and has testified as an expert at both the federal and state levels.
Prior to Arete, John was the co-leader of Verizon’s commercial security business. His history in cybersecurity goes back to 2001, when he founded an incident response firm in his hometown of Dallas. John lives in the Washington, D.C., metro area with his wife and three children.