Thomas Etheridge, SVP, Worldwide Services
Thomas Etheridge is the Senior Vice President of Services at CrowdStrike and has overall financial, operational, and delivery management responsibility for CrowdStrike’s Professional Services and Managed Services portfolio. In this role, he is responsible for leading the development, marketing and delivery of Services offerings ranging from incident response and forensic investigative services, strategic advisory services, technical assessment services, educational services as well as CrowdStrike’s Falcon Complete (MDR) and 24/7 Managed Threat Hunting capability (Overwatch). These services collectively are designed to help CrowdStrike customers improve their detection, prevention, response, and recovery/remediation capabilities for cyber threats. He provides oversight for the business and technical operations teams to enable CrowdStrike’s scalable, highly efficient, and compliant solutions delivering success for all customers globally. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Thomas spent over 18 years building and running world-class professional services teams for technology companies operating in the security domain. Most recently, he was responsible for running global services and training delivery for Imperva. Prior to Imperva, Thomas held senior leadership roles leading security services organizations for ArcSight/HP, Aveksa/RSA and Netegrity/CA. His broad base of knowledge and experience covers the SIEM, SOC, Incident Response, Forensics, Compliance, Cloud, Endpoint Protection, Network Security, Identity Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), and Cyber Advisory spaces.
Thomas is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree, represented the University as Chief Justice of the Student Court, and successfully completed internships with MA Superior Court Judge Robert M. Bonin and in former Governor Michael Dukakis’s Legal Office. He is a sought-after speaker and media spokesperson on topics related to security trends, incident response, security best practices, and more.
Charlie Winckless, Director of Cyber Security Solutions
Charlie Winckless is the Director of Cybersecurity Solutions for Presidio, setting strategic direction both internally to Presidio and helping clients build digital trust. He is a cybersecurity veteran with over 20 years’ experience in the field and cut his IT teeth at IBM before going on to study computer science at Manchester University in the UK.
He installed his first firewall in 1997 and immediately discovered his passion for cybersecurity – a field where he could finally put his healthy paranoia to use for others. Over his career, Charlie has worked as a consultant and engineer across the security spectrum, helping his clients understand and address unique business risks. When not exercising that healthy paranoia at work, he can usually be found on two-wheels as an avid bicyclist and motorcycle roadracer.