SECURITY LUMINAIRE MIKE ROTHMAN JOINS THE TECHSTRONG GROUP AS CHIEF STRATEGY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF TECHSTRONG RESEARCH
Longtime analyst, author, and industry leader brings thought leadership to Techstrong Group’s distribution channels for impactful insights on cybersecurity, DevOps, cloud native and digital transformation
BOCA RATONFlorida. , July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Techstrong Groupthe powerhouse for people and technology, expanded its leadership team with the appointment of mike rothman as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and Managing Director of Techstrong Research. Rothman will help lead Techstrong Group in all aspects of its business, bringing powerful insights and clear strategic vision to the extensive distribution channels Techstrong Group has established. Rothman will also lead the Techstrong Research business unit which provides leading industry research and strategic consulting expertise.
Rothman joins Techstrong Group after spending 12 years as president of Securosis, a research firm specializing in information security. Mike also co-founded DisruptOps, a cloud security operations platform, and served as its president until the company was acquired by Firemon in September 2021. He brings over 30 years of experience as a research analyst and security leader and is recognized as the voice of reason for business leaders in an often overrated and extremely complex security industry.
“I am delighted to work with mike rothman to help Techstrong Group achieve its full potential,” said Alan Shimel, CEO and Founder of the Techstrong Group. “I look forward to Mike taking an active role in leading our business, conducting groundbreaking research, and working with our entire team, communities, and sponsors.”
Rothman’s extensive experience spans nearly every security market during his career, most recently specializing in security operations, cloud security, and DevSecOps. Time spent in CMO and VP Strategy roles at security companies gives Rothman unique insights into go-to-market planning, messaging architecture, sales strategies and relevance technology for business.
In 2007, Rothman published The Pragmatic CSO to introduce technically savvy security professionals to the nuances of what is required to be a senior security professional. He holds an engineering degree in Operational Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join Alan and the team at Techstrong Group,” said Rothman. “With a laser-focused focus on DevOps, security, and cloud-native infrastructure – technology’s largest markets – and an audience of hundreds of thousands of subscribers and attendees, Techstrong Group is uniquely positioned to be the leading voice evolution towards this new computing model.”
Rothman will immediately join Techstrong Group to begin helping the Techstrong Group audience navigate today’s market and technology landscape. He will contribute content and analysis to all Techstrong Group brands, including DevOps.com, Safety Blvd., Container Log, DigitalCxO, Techstrong TV and of course, Techstrong Research.
About Techstrong Group
Techstrong Group is the source of energy for people and technology. Techstrong Group accelerates understanding of technologies that drive business. With a wide range of IT-related communities and offerings, Techstrong Group is the only media company to meet the needs of IT leaders and practitioners with news, research, analysis, events, education, certifications and professional development. Our focus areas are digital transformation, DevOps, cybersecurity, cloud and cloud native. Techstrong Group business units include: Techstrong Media, Techstrong Research and Techstrong Live!. For technology providers, Techstrong Group business units offer many ways to reach IT professionals and tell their stories.
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