Richard Stiennon is Chief Research Analyst for IT-Harvest, the firm he founded in 2005 to cover the 1,400 vendors that make up the IT security industry. He is the author of Surviving Cyberwar (Government Institutes, 2010), Up and to the RIGHT: Strategy and Tactics of Analyst Influence, and There Will Be Cyberwar: How the Move to Network-centric Warfighting Set the Stage for Cyberwar. He is a member of the advisory board at the Information Governance Initiative and principal of TrueBit Cyber Partners which performs technical due diligence for cybersecurity M&A.. Stiennon was Chief Marketing Officer for Fortinet, Inc. and VP Threat Research at Webroot Software. Prior to that he was VP Research at Gartner, Inc. He has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and his MA in War in the Modern World from King’s College, London.
Principal at TrueBit CyberPartners