New leadership expands company’s deep technical expertise and builds on reputation for excellent customer service
BEND, Ore., February 14, 2018 – Redhawk Network Security, a provider of information security, network, and managed security services, today named Ben Gallo as president of the company. Gallo brings more than 20 years of experience in technology sales, leadership, and customer relations to his new role leading the company. This experience in growing teams will be invaluable as he builds on the company’s success and looks for new growth opportunities in the dynamic cybersecurity market.
“We are very pleased that Ben Gallo is joining Redhawk Network Security as the company’s new president. He brings extensive technical knowledge, partner relationships, and sales strategy to the team. His strategic vision and strong track record of sales success will take our company to the next level, building on an already strong foundation while helping our customers secure their assets, brands, and reputation,” said Kurt L. O’Bryan, CEO, Potawatomi Business Development Corporation (PBDC). Redhawk Network Security is a subsidiary of the PBDC. “We also want to thank outgoing president Kerri Fry for her leadership and putting the company on the path to long-term success.”
Gallo’s experience spans technology sales, strategic planning and alliances, product marketing and management, and channel sales. Before joining Redhawk, he served as vice president of sales and general manager at Atmosera, Inc. During his 10 years at Sungard Availability Services, a leader in managed cloud services and data recovery, Gallo served as sales director for North America, growing the cloud and ERP outsourcing business from $30 million to $100 million. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Management from George Fox University.
“With cybersecurity threats and risks growing on a daily basis, an integrated security foundation is critical to our customers reputation and longevity,” Gallo said. “As we look ahead at a complex and evolving threat landscape, our customers can be confident that Redhawk will continue to deliver the responsive cybersecurity solutions they have come to expect from us.”
Hardison named CTO
As part of Redhawk’s continued growth and expansion, Tyler Hardison, former director of solutions and innovation, has been promoted to chief technology officer. Hardison is highly regarded as a hands-on technologist, responsible for developing effective solutions for clients. By staying at the forefront of regulatory compliance issues Hardison helps companies navigate through complex regulatory changes and conduct thorough compliance assessments. He joined Redhawk in 2016.
About Redhawk Network Security
Redhawk Network Security is an information security, network, and managed security services provider. The company provides security, threat, and regulatory expertise to help organizations of all sizes develop security infrastructure and programs to secure their assets, brands, and reputation. Redhawk Network Security’s mission is to provide the best solutions to meet the needs of customers through the integration of technologies and programs, assessments, network migration, and managed security services. For more information, visit www.redhawksecurity.com.
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