Name: Michael Greene
Company: ID Watchdog
Why nominated: A strong presence in cybersecurity and a leader known for both his technical prowess and his ability to grow the companies he leads, Michael Greene also holds two patents in the data security field.
Profile: Since 2003 Michael Greene has exerted influence in an ever-changing world of technology and cybersecurity – patiently but aggressively educating customers and coworkers on evolving threats. While at Webroot as director of product management, he developed and launched the company's first enterprise security product and grew product revenue from $3 million to $84 million. He promoted similar growth as vice president of product strategy and business development at PC Tools, leading the company into an acquisition by Symantec.
As CEO of ID Watchdog, Greene has distinguished himself as a leader who remains on the cutting edge of technology for the company's clients. His efforts have been palpable both in his
implementation of systems and the establishment of a staff who fully understand the importance of protecting individuals and their loved ones.
What colleagues say: “Throughout his career, Mike Greene has worked tirelessly to improve the world of cybersecurity. As part of his team first at Webroot and now at ID Watchdog, I've personally seen Mike's dedication to improving the safety of all individuals as the digital world expands, as well as witnessed how he imparts this into the culture of the companies he is leading. Mike is excellent at remaining flexible and addressing the issues and threats that this new online world creates, and promotes an environment where his employees and partners are able to move quickly and act to ensure that our top priorities of cybersecurity for our clients are being addressed effectively. I believe strongly in his leadership and dedication, and feel fortunate to have been able to support his goals and vision as a member of his team.” - Sara Gunn, director of marketing, ID Watchdog