Waddell Brings Over 20 Year of Cybersecurity Experience to His Role as Senior Vice President
ARLINGTON, Va., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zeneth Technology Partners (Zeneth), an information technology and security firm with a strong focus on the federal market, announced today that Dan Waddell is joining its leadership team as a Senior Vice President effective as of July 17, 2017. Dan previously led the North America region for (ISC)2, where he successfully grew the program and the brand. In his role at Zeneth, Dan will design and execute strategies in support of Zeneth’s rapidly growing federal practice and will also act as a founding executive in Zeneth’s commercial managed security service—ZenOpz—launching in September 2017. The growth of the Zeneth leadership team is being driven by rapid development of its commercial operations and the continued strong growth in federal and state government opportunities.
“For the past 18 months, we have embarked on a strategy to build a management team of world-class security experts to support the rapid growth of our federal practice and the impending launch of our commercial managed security service,” stated Tessema Getachew, president of Zeneth. “Dan’s unparalleled business development track record and experience combined with his ability to capitalize on our core competencies make him the ideal addition to our leadership team. We are incredibly excited to take our next steps of growing our federal and commercial practices with Dan.”
“We believe that Dan brings deep information security expertise as well as experience working with both critical infrastructure and on legislation impacting cybersecurity nationally,” shared Rick Jones, a Zeneth’s founder. “Adding Dan to our leadership team will give Zeneth even greater reach in both the federal and commercial markets as well as an important voice in cybersecurity.”
Prior to his most recent role at (ISC)², Dan led information security engagements across the Department of Defense, U.S. Army, Navy, Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service for Deloitte and Bearing Point. He has over 20 years of information technology and cybersecurity experience. Dan is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity issues on Capitol Hill and across TV and radio in addition to several conferences across the United States and Canada.
Zeneth is an Information Technology firm providing services in three areas: Information Security, Critical Program Management, and Application Development and Operations. Our sole objective is to deliver the results that improve performance and achieve business goals. Whether it is advising the US Department of Interior on the selection and acquisition of Cloud Services, or protecting the Nation’s Most Critical Infrastructure, our structured approach to the integration of people, process and technology, combined with our agile methodologies, provides the ingredients to achieve sustained performance, continuous improvement and return on investment.