LEADERSHIP

Steve Piper, Founder & CEO 

Steve has over 25 years of high-tech marketing and product management experience and a solid track record of success. As CEO, Steve oversees CyberEdge’s sales and marketing operations while also serving as a senior research and marketing consultant. Over the years, Steve has won numerous professional awards from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP).

Before CyberEdge, Steve led product marketing and product management at Sourcefire (acquired by Cisco), contributing to the company’s successful IPO and leadership position in the Gartner IPS Magic Quadrant. Prior to Sourcefire, he was head of marketing at Oblicore (acquired by CA) and was among the first 100 employees at Citrix. There he held multiple senior-level marketing roles, helping Citrix grow company revenue from $15 million to $600 million in just six years.

Steve has achieved a CISSP certification from (ISC)2 and has authored more than a dozen books on cyber security. A frequent speaker on security topics, Steve has earned BS and MBA degrees from George Mason University. When he’s not working, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, scuba diving, motorcycle riding, and playing in the World Series of Poker.

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Steve Piper, Founder & CEO 

Steve has over 25 years of high-tech marketing and product management experience and a solid track record of success. As CEO, Steve oversees CyberEdge’s sales and marketing operations while also serving as a senior research and marketing consultant. Over the years, Steve has won numerous professional awards from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP).

Before CyberEdge, Steve led product marketing and product management at Sourcefire (acquired by Cisco), contributing to the company’s successful IPO and leadership position in the Gartner IPS Magic Quadrant. Prior to Sourcefire, he was head of marketing at Oblicore (acquired by CA) and was among the first 100 employees at Citrix. There he held multiple senior-level marketing roles, helping Citrix grow company revenue from $15 million to $600 million in just six years.

Steve has achieved a CISSP certification from (ISC)2 and has authored more than a dozen books on cyber security. A frequent speaker on security topics, Steve has earned BS and MBA degrees from George Mason University. When he’s not working, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, scuba diving, motorcycle riding, and playing in the World Series of Poker.

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Andy Wiltsie, Director of Worldwide Sales

Andy is responsible for leading the sales effort for new business development at CyberEdge, including demand generation, customer acquisition, and account management.

Andy is no stranger to the technology sector, with over 20 years of sales and business development experience. Prior to CyberEdge, Andy was an Account Executive at Gartner for eight years, a National Account Manager at SANS for 10 years, and more recently served as an Enterprise Account Executive at (ISC)2.

When not working, Andy enjoys staying fit and is an avid runner. He also volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Habitat for Humanity in his local community.

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Andy Wiltsie, Director of Worldwide Sales

Andy is responsible for leading the sales effort for new business development at CyberEdge, including demand generation, customer acquisition, and account management.

Andy is no stranger to the technology sector, with over 20 years of sales and business development experience. Prior to CyberEdge, Andy was an Account Executive at Gartner for eight years, a National Account Manager at SANS for 10 years, and more recently served as an Enterprise Account Executive at (ISC)2.

When not working, Andy enjoys staying fit and is an avid runner. He also volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Habitat for Humanity in his local community.

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Jon Friedman, Managing Consultant

Jon has over 20 years of marketing experience with software, computer, and IT services companies. As a managing consultant at CyberEdge, he oversees content development, custom research, and publishing projects, while also serving as a senior marketing consultant.

Prior to CyberEdge, Jon held a variety of product marketing, product management, and competitive analysis positions at both start-ups and global Fortune 500 companies, including Fiberlink Communications, Astaro, Nortel Networks, Wang Software, and Unisys.

Jon has spoken at security conferences and has been published in numerous IT industry periodicals. He contributes time to industry organizations, having served on the board of directors of Agile New England and the ASP Industry Consortium. He has a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. When he’s not working, Jon enjoys spending time with his family and traveling, as well as reading historical novels.

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Jon Friedman, Managing Consultant

Jon has over 20 years of marketing experience with software, computer, and IT services companies. As a managing consultant at CyberEdge, he oversees content development, custom research, and publishing projects, while also serving as a senior marketing consultant.

Prior to CyberEdge, Jon held a variety of product marketing, product management, and competitive analysis positions at both start-ups and global Fortune 500 companies, including Fiberlink Communications, Astaro, Nortel Networks, Wang Software, and Unisys.

Jon has spoken at security conferences and has been published in numerous IT industry periodicals. He contributes time to industry organizations, having served on the board of directors of Agile New England and the ASP Industry Consortium. He has a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. When he’s not working, Jon enjoys spending time with his family and traveling, as well as reading historical novels.

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Tanya Candia, Managing Consultant

Tanya has more than 25 years of software engineering and marketing experience, with information security, networking, and systems management companies. As a managing consultant at CyberEdge, she oversees content development, custom research, and publishing projects, while also serving as a senior marketing consultant.

Prior to CyberEdge, Tanya held executive positions at companies in the U.S. and internationally, including F-Secure, NSFOCUS, Amdahl, and Unison Software/IBM. She is the author of nine books and numerous peer-reviewed articles.

Tanya has spoken at security and technology conferences around the world. She is an active member of industry organizations and contributes regularly to IEEE and its Women in Engineering group. She has a BA degree from the University of California at Davis, an MA degree from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and an MS degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. When she’s not working, Tanya enjoys climbing mountains, traveling, and martial arts.

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Tanya Candia, Managing Consultant

Tanya has more than 25 years of software engineering and marketing experience, with information security, networking, and systems management companies. As a managing consultant at CyberEdge, she oversees content development, custom research, and publishing projects, while also serving as a senior marketing consultant.

Prior to CyberEdge, Tanya held executive positions at companies in the U.S. and internationally, including F-Secure, NSFOCUS, Amdahl, and Unison Software/IBM. She is the author of nine books and numerous peer-reviewed articles.

Tanya has spoken at security and technology conferences around the world. She is an active member of industry organizations and contributes regularly to IEEE and its Women in Engineering group. She has a BA degree from the University of California at Davis, an MA degree from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and an MS degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. When she’s not working, Tanya enjoys climbing mountains, traveling, and martial arts.

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