Securing Edge Computing Use Cases by Aligning to Business Outcomes – Theresa Lanowitz, Scott Stout – BSW #325
1. Securing Edge Computing Use Cases by Aligning to Business Outcomes – Theresa Lanowitz, Scott Stout – BSW #325
Theresa Lanowitz is a proven global influencer on the trends and emerging technology poised to help today’s enterprises succeed. Formerly an industry analyst at Gartner, Theresa was at the forefront of establishing the firm’s application quality ecosystem and was a champion of application security technology. She also created and launched the Gartner Application & Innovation Solutions Summit, a premier conference for application and software engineers. Her professional career began as a software developer at McDonnell Douglas, where she worked on the C-17 military transport plane and held a US Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance. She also held positions as a product manager for Borland International Software—where she launched the iconic Java integrated development environment, JBuilder—and, Sun Microsystems—where she led strategic marketing for the Jini project – a precursor to IoT (Internet of Things). Throughout her career, Theresa has been a trusted advisor to some of the most innovative and influential companies and executives in the world.
Scott joined Cisco in December 2022 as Americas VP, Global Security Specialists Organization. In this role, he is responsible for leading the growth of the Americas Security go-to-market, strategy, and execution across the portfolio. His team’s mission is to help customers reduce their risk profile and drive top customer and partner business outcomes with security.
Before joining Cisco, Scott held sales and leadership positions for 20+ years at Imperva, Forcepoint, Palo Alto Networks, most recently serving as VP of Americas Sales at Deep Instinct. Prior to that, he spent nine years at Palo Alto Networks in several sales leadership positions, including overseeing sales execution and operations as VP in the Global Account organization.
Scott currently resides in sunny Delray Beach, Florida. Scott and his wife of 22 years, Alice, met in college and are very proud parents of Abby, a junior at Texas Christian University and CJ, a freshman at Elon University.