Solution Growth Demands Strong Leadership

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RiskRecon, an industry frontrunner in providing continuous, comprehensive and actionable measurements of third-party security performance, today announced its founding Executive Leadership Team.

"The massive adoption of third-party services is the biggest transformation to enterprise IT in the last 10 years. RiskRecon is enabling leading organizations to implement a data-driven approach to address this new risk reality. I'm thrilled to have Eric Blatte and Michael Fowkes join me in building RiskRecon solutions to manage third-party risk. Each has deep experience building elegant solutions to complex enterprise security challenges", said RiskRecon CEO Kelly White. "I'm confident that with this team RiskRecon will meet its full potential, delivering the best possible product to market and continuing to innovate third-party security evaluation and remediation."

RiskRecon solutions enable enterprises to better manage third-party risk by providing transparency into the IT infrastructure and security practices of any organization and delivering the metrics and detailed data for them to hold third-parties accountable for good security practices.

The range and depth of expertise of RiskRecon's Executive Leadership Team is exceptional:

Kelly White, CEO and Founder (CISSP) – Kelly has nearly 20 years of experience in assessing and defending complex enterprises. Prior to dedicating his full attention to RiskRecon in 2015, White held various enterprise security roles, including CISO and Director of Information Security for financial services companies. White was also practice manager and senior security consultant for CyberTrust and Ernst & Young. White is an active supporter of the security community, a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as the Cybercrime Prevention Summit, United Security Conference, RSA Conference and eFraud Global Forum, and is a member of the eFraud Global Conference Board.

Eric Blatte, President and Co-Founder – Eric has accrued almost 20 years of experience in building global sales and service delivery organizations at high growth software, SaaS and info security companies. Until recently Eric ran global sales and services at Trusteer (acquired by IBM), a global leader in anti-malware and fraud prevention solutions for the financial services industry. Prior to that, he held various roles at Imprivata, which provides secure workflow and identity management solutions to the healthcare industry. Eric is an active participant and past speaker and Board Observer at FS-ISAC. He holds a BS from Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and Master's Degree in Business Administration from MIT Sloan.

Michael Fowkes, VP Engineering & Analytics (CISA) – Michael has over 20 years of experience in IT Audit, Information Security and Fraud Prevention, including 8+ years in dealing with big security data. Prior to joining RiskRecon, Michael served as Senior Vice President for Data Science and Analytics for Zions Bancorporation, and in that role, he was responsible for driving the strategy of the company's security data warehouse and overseeing the security analytics and fraud prevention departments. Michael's 20-year tenure at Zions Bancorporation included multiple executive leadership positions. During that time, he directed a team that designed a Risk Assessment App tracking over 600 corporate applications. Michael is a frequent presenter at security and fraud conferences and holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration.


About RiskRecon

RiskRecon is the only continuous vendor monitoring solution that delivers risk-prioritized action plans custom-tuned to match your risk priorities, providing the world’s easiest path to understanding and acting on third-party cyber risk. Partner with RiskRecon to build your scalable, third-party risk management program to realize dramatically better risk outcomes. To learn more about RiskRecon’s approach, request a demo or visit the website at


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