Focal Point Data Risk Names Brian Marlier as New Chief Executive Officer

TAMPA, Fla.–()–Focal Point Data Risk, LLC (Focal Point), a knowledge danger administration agency, in the present day introduced that its Board of Directors has voted to nominate Brian Marlier as the Chief Executive Officer. Marlier, a Founding Board Member of Focal Point, replaces Yong-Gon Chon, who led the corporate since February 2015.

“We appreciate Brian accepting this important leadership role. Brian has a tremendous 35-year track record in the technology industry leading teams, driving transformation and growing the bottom line. We are extremely pleased he has committed to serve Focal Point in an expanded leadership capacity,” stated Chairman of the Board Joel A. Schleicher.

Brian Marlier spent over 20 years serving to construct Cisco Systems, the worldwide chief in IT and networking. His management helped Cisco develop from a $1.5B firm to a $48B firm. Marlier retired from Cisco in August 2017, most not too long ago serving as the Senior Vice President of Global Architectures and Global Enterprise Sales, liable for $26B in product and companies gross sales. Prior to becoming a member of Cisco, Marlier served as the Vice President of Sales for Nortel Public Data Networks and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for EMASS, a division of Raytheon. He additionally held senior positions at Hitachi Data Systems and EMC. He joined the Board of Focal Point as a Founding Member in 2014.

“I am honored to lead such an incredible and talented team that will make Focal Point the best integrated risk management company in the world. We have the broadest data risk capabilities in the market and tremendous talent who have enabled this company to grow rapidly. I am determined to continue Focal Point’s momentum based on our differentiated offering, which is resonating strongly in the market — our unique blend of talented people, innovation, and our adventurous and competitive spirit. My mission is to enable Focal Point to achieve even greater things.”

Focal Point Data Risk is a danger administration agency delivering a unified strategy to addressing information danger via a novel mixture of service choices. Focal Point brings collectively industry-leading experience in cybersecurity, id governance and entry administration, information privateness, analytics, inner audit, and cyber coaching companies – giving purchasers every thing they should plan and develop efficient danger and safety packages. By integrating these companies, Focal Point offers the assets obligatory for safeguarding and utilizing information throughout whole organizations.

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