(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Info-Tech Research Group, a leading IT research and advisory firm, announced today that Elliot Lewis, former Chief Security Architect at the office of the CTO for Dell Software Group, has joined the firm as the leader of their Security and Risk practice.
“Elliot’s proven experience and thought leadership not only will improve our services to our 30,000+ members, it will allow us to provide strategic guidance to CEOs and Boards of Directors at the largest organizations in the world,” said Scott Bohannon, CEO, Info-Tech Research Group. “Elliot will be an integral part of ensuring Info-Tech members stay ahead of the proverbial threat-curve.”
Along with his leadership at Dell, career highlights for Lewis includes 22 years of executive management experience as the former Director of Strategic Services, Security and Identity at Cisco Systems, former Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Merrill Lynch, and former Senior Security Architect, Security Center of Excellence for Microsoft.
“Security is a complex technology area that touches all aspects of IT and business productivity, and I’m very excited about being able to bring my experience and expertise to our customers who need advice and guidance on how to make the best security solutions work for them, in their own unique environments,” says Elliot. “Info-Tech Research Group is a natural choice for my first foray into the research and advisory side of the industry. The firm’s motto is ‘better research than anyone’ and I’m looking forward to leading that charge.”
Elliot, based out of the Info-Tech’s Las Vegas office, is the latest in a series of senior hires designed to enhance the firm’s US capabilities and presence.
About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 30,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (www.infotech.com) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has an eighteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America’s fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.