Vice President & Research Fellow for IT Security & IT GRC, Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company
At Aberdeen Group, Derek Brink helps organizations to improve their security and compliance initiatives by researching, writing about and speaking about the people, processes and technologies that correspond most strongly with leading performance. He also helps solution providers to refine and communicate their value propositions and marketing messages to potential buyers by creating and leveraging high-quality, fact-based content. In addition, he helps individuals to improve their critical thinking, leadership skills and communication skills by teaching graduate courses in information security at Brandeis University. Previous high-tech experience includes positions at RSA, IBM, Sun and HP. Derek earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Applied Mathematics from RIT.