VP, Partner Activation and Enablement
Derek is an accomplished technology and security executive with more than 20 years experience in information technology and computer and network security. As OPAQ’s VP of Enablement, Derek ensures OPAQ’s service provider partners are successful as they accelerate business growth and expansion utilizing the OPAQ cloud platform. He previously served as the President of FourV Systems, the innovator of GreySpark technology – a business intelligence system used for analyzing the compliance and automation maturity of information security operations. Derek also served as the Chief Executive Officer of LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, an industry leader in cyber threat intelligence serving the commercial, US Federal Civilian Agencies and US Defense Department and Intelligence Communities. Prior to LookingGlass, Derek served as Senior Member of the technical staff at the world-renowned CERT at Carnegie Mellon University. He developed a series of industry best practices for information security controls and processes as well as strategy and standards for cyber security program for the Department of Defense and United States Air Force. Derek started his career as a communications and computer systems officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he worked in support of tactical communications missions throughout Central and South America. Derek is a 1995 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy.