Cyber Practice Lead, U.S. Public Sector, NetApp
Lee Vorthman is the Cyber Practice Lead at NetApp U.S. Public Sector and leads a business unit focused on developing cybersecurity strategy, technical solutions and strategic alliances.
Lee is responsible for developing and supporting cybersecurity initiatives for NetApp's Public Sector business segment, to include the DoD, Intel, Healthcare, Civilian and SLED markets. Lee focuses on developing strategic relationships within the industry to develop joint solutions that leverage NetApp's product portfolio and partner technologies that allow customers to solve key challenges around cybersecurity. Lee frequently represents customer requirements and challenges to various NetApp boards, business units, and internal technology groups.
Lee's industry experience includes leading cyber research and development, coordinating the defense of enterprise networks and conducting offensive cyber operations and he brings a strong balance of technology and business acumen to customer, partner and NetApp initiatives. Prior to joining NetApp, Mr. Vorthman served in the U.S. Navy as an Intelligence Analyst during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise.
As a subject matter expert in cyber security Lee routinely speaks at industry events related to cyber security. He is a founding member and serves on the advisory board of both the Washington Cyber Roundtable and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Roundtable. Lee is also a active member of InfraGuard and AFCEA. Lee holds a Bachelor's in Systems Engineering and Master's in Operations Research from George Mason University.