VP and General Manager, Security Analytics Solutions

Tony Thompson

Tony leads the vision, strategy, and sales and marketing execution for SS8’s security analytics solutions. He brings 20 years of marketing and business leadership to SS8, having built successful go-to-market, awareness and sales enablement programs for top security and networking companies. Prior to SS8, Tony was Vice President of Marketing for Silver Peak, where he was instrumental in reshaping the company from a niche player to a leader in WAN optimization, and a pioneer in the burgeoning SD-WAN market. Prior to Silver Peak, Tony led OEM and Embedded Security Marketing for McAfee. He came to McAfee from the acquisition of Solidcore, where he helped establish the company as a leader in application whitelisting. Previously, Tony led PR for the security products group at Juniper Networks, and was instrumental in the launch of Blue Coat, which achieved over 300% growth in market valuation and profitability within 18 months. Tony holds a Bachelors degree in Communications from California State University, Fresno.