Vanessa spent over 18 years as an account executive, in the last 11 years she has focused on Security solutions with experience selling to financial services, commercial, healthcare, and public sector accounts. Currently at Microsoft Canada as a Security Solutions Advisory. Prior to Microsoft, she was a Partner in Deloitte’s Cyber Detect & Respond Services, leading a business development team and National Cyber Alliances Strategy. She helped develop and execute growth strategies across Cyber Alliances, Advisory and Managed Security Solutions and helped clients build cyber defenses into their technology transformation programs.
During this time, Vanessa led a collaborative business development team that delivered a focused approach on growing Deloitte’s Security Services. Key areas of focus included Security Technology Roadmaps, Endpoint Detection & Response, Firewall, Email Protection, Incident Response, SIEM, and qualifying new Cyber Alliances to contribute to Deloitte’s key market growth offerings.
Vanessa and her two girls live in Toronto and she is passionate about yoga, travelling, spending time with family and friends, exploring new restaurants the city has to offer and learning new things.