Patrick has over 25 years of hands-on IT, product management and marketing experience, gained from developing and deploying innovative networking, security and compliance solutions. After several years in support and technical sales in the UK for key LAN/WAN vendors, he moved to the US to support network infrastructure sales in New York City. Later at a global ISP, he created an entire managed security and remote access service, much of which is still in service. While at RSA he developed continuous monitoring and GRC for cloud offerings, while contributing to such projects as the Cloud Security Alliance Consensus Assessment Initiative. Patrick is now Team Lead for North America Marketing at IBM Security, helping shape and deliver compelling messaging to its clients.