(ISC)² Appoints Greg Clawson as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
20-year sales and marketing specialist strengthens executive bench, will support continued global expansion of association membership of cybersecurity professionals
Clearwater, FL, January 14, 2019 – (ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced the appointment of Greg Clawson as vice president of sales and marketing. Clawson will be responsible for the association’s global sales and marketing strategies with a focus on the continued growth of the organization’s membership of certified cybersecurity professionals and sales of its cybersecurity education and training portfolios.
“Greg has a long track record of helping organizations maximize their growth potential through strategic development and sales leadership,” said (ISC)² COO Wesley Simpson. “We’re very fortunate to have him join our executive team at this exciting time in our association’s growth trajectory and look forward to adding his unique expertise to further our mission to inspire a safe and secure cyber world.”
Based in Washington, D.C., Clawson will report to (ISC)² Chief Operating Officer, Wesley Simpson.
“We live in a world where technology affects countless aspects of our daily lives enabled by an organization’s fundamental infrastructure, and evolving cyber threats have created the need for an ever expanding professional cybersecurity landscape. (ISC)² is perfectly aligned to help both its members and the global community prepare to defend critical data assets and infrastructures,” said Clawson. “I’m grateful to join (ISC)² in its efforts to arm the world’s cybersecurity professionals with the resources they need and am eager to help communicate to our growing membership and our partners the new opportunities and tools we’re bringing to market.”
Clawson has more than 20 years experience leading global sales teams selling solutions in the public and commercial marketplace. His experience includes developing business strategies, budgets and sales objectives, as well as leading and building sales and marketing teams.
Most recently, Clawson served as Senior Vice President, Aerospace Defense and Manufacturing Sales at Upskill – an augmented reality software-as-a-service platform start-up company – where he developed the annual business strategy, budgets and sales objectives.
Clawson served in the U.S. Air Force as a metrologist before working for the nonprofit Battelle Memorial Institute, where he started and ran the software improvement program that enabled the software organization to receive a high score on the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). He went on to lead the operations group and eventually transitioned to sales. Clawson then worked at Matrics, which was acquired by Symbol Technologies and then Motorola, before joining IoT start-up Time Domain, Inc. as its Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing.
Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management from Park University and earned an MBA from University of Dayton.
(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, pragmatic approach to security. Our membership, more than 140,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for The Center for Cyber Safety and Education™. For more information on (ISC)², visit www.isc2.org, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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