Leadership

Meet the team leading our continuous innovation, success and growth.

Leadership team

Andrew Beattie Andrew Beattie

Andrew Beattie

Director Revenue Operations

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Andrew Beattie

Director Revenue Operations | LinkedIn

Andrew Beattie is a strategy and operations professional with over ten years of experience across a broad range of industries. Andrew leads a strategic analytics team at Infosec that measures and advises on sales and marketing performance, and also directs cross-functional operational projects to ensure go-to-market technologies and processes deliver value. Previously, Andrew was project leader at Boston Consulting Group where he worked in manufacturing operations and organization design consulting. Andrew spent his early career in operations roles at start-up companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Andrew and his husband spend their weekends running to keep up with their two-year-old child on a scooter.

Joanna Beer Joanna Beer

Joanna Beer

VP Content

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Joanna Beer

VP Content | LinkedIn

Joanna Beer is a curriculum and product development expert with over 10 years of experience directing content and product strategy at leading online education companies. As VP content at Infosec, Joanna leads a diverse team of instructional designers, cybersecurity experts and designers to develop informative, engaging security education resources. Prior to joining Infosec, Joanna was senior director of assessment experiences at Pluralsight, where she managed all aspects of assessment content and product development. Joanna holds a Bachelor Degree in Video Production from Columbia College and a Master of Arts in New Media Studies from DePaul University. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities.

Paige Burdick Blazei Paige Burdick Blazei

Paige Burdick Blazei

Director Product

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Paige Burdick Blazei

Director Product | LinkedIn

Paige Burdick Blazei is a product development and UX design expert with years of experience building research-driven software solutions. As product director, she owns Infosec’s product strategy and roadmap where she leverages her experience in business operations, user research, B2B technology and marketing to drive company growth. Prior to joining Infosec, she worked with Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, Adobe, Avalara and T-Mobile. Paige holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Macalester College, with a minor in Psychology and Music. Outside of her career, Paige is an avid vocalist, reader, cyclist and gardener. She also volunteers as a mentor with Madison-based organizations focused on criminal justice and immigration reform.

Darren Dalasta Darren Dalasta

Darren Dalasta

VP Growth

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Darren Dalasta

VP Growth | LinkedIn

Darren Dalasta is an accomplished digital strategist and growth marketing leader with almost 20 years of experience in SEO, demand generation and product management. Darren leads growth marketing at Infosec, where he focuses on implementing scalable digital strategies that generate sales-ready leads, shorten the time-to-purchase journey and reduce churn. Previously, Darren ran digital marketing at WhitePages.com where he doubled search traffic for the company’s Top 50 global site and was among one of the first 100 Google Adwords Qualified Professionals. He joined Infosec in 2010 and has since grown the marketing team from one staff person to 18. Darren holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from University of Wisconsin-Madison and lives in the Pacific Northwest where he spends as much time in the mountains as possible.

Keatron Evans Keatron Evans

Keatron Evans

Principal Security Researcher

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Keatron Evans

Principal Security Researcher | LinkedIn

Keatron Evans is a cybersecurity and workforce development expert with over 17 years of experience in penetration testing, incident response and information security management for federal agencies and Fortune 500 organizations. He is principal security researcher at Infosec Institute, where he empowers the human side of cybersecurity with cyber knowledge and skills to outsmart cybercrime. Keatron is an established researcher, instructor and speaker, as well as the lead author of the best selling book, Chained Exploits: Advanced Hacking Attacks from Start to Finish. He regularly speaks at major industry events like RSA and serves as a cybersecurity subject matter expert for major media outlets like CNN, Fox News, Information Security Magazine and more. Keatron holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and dozens of cybersecurity certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LTP). When not teaching, speaking or managing his incident response business, KM Cyber Security LLC, Keatron enjoys practicing various martial arts styles, playing piano and bass guitar, and spending time with his family.

Vince Formanek Vince Formanek

Vince Formanek

Director Client Success

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Vince Formanek

Director Client Success | LinkedIn

Vince Formanek is a sales and client success leader with over 20 years of experience creating, growing and coaching teams. Vince leads the client success team at Infosec where he focuses on bringing value to customers, increasing customer retention and expanding contract value. Previously, Vince oversaw sales teams at Getty Images that drove adoption of SaaS products and committed revenue. He joined Infosec in 2018, where he has since grown the client success team from two to nine personnel and increased customer retention rates from 68% to 91%. Vince holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He lives in Madison where he spends his weekends as an amateur hockey and soccer coach for his three children.

Scott Frederickson Scott Frederickson

Scott Frederickson

Director Customer Experience

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Scott Frederickson

Director Customer Experience | LinkedIn

Scott Fredrickson is a customer experience and education expert with over 23 years of experience in the IT and cybersecurity education industry. As director customer experience at Infosec, he leads the company’s support and implementation strategy and teams. Previously, Scott was director of training operations at QuickStart Intelligence where he led the support and fulfillment operations in seven offices across three states. He joined the Infosec team in 2014 to drive the company’s transition from in-person to online training delivery, helping grow the share of online enrollments from 14% to 70%. Scott is an awarded career military retiree, and a Forrester Certified Customer Experience Professional.

John Haushalter John Haushalter

John Haushalter

Chief Financial Officer

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John Haushalter

Chief Financial Officer | LinkedIn

John Haushalter is CFO at Infosec, where he leads the company’s finance, accounting, legal and human resources teams. Previously, John worked in a variety of roles at Shopbop, a subsidiary of Amazon.com. Most recently he was senior finance manager with additional responsibilities overseeing business intelligence and Shopbop’s merchandising initiatives on Amazon. Prior to Shopbop, he was an equity research associate at Baird. John has a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Business and an undergraduate degree from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jack Koziol Jack Koziol

Jack Koziol

CEO & Founder

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Jack Koziol

CEO & Founder | LinkedIn

Jack Koziol is CEO and founder of Infosec, a leading cybersecurity education company that equips organizations and individuals with the skills and confidence to outsmart cybercrime. Jack started his career in software security in the finance industry and authored the seminal book on writing software exploits: The Shellcoder's Handbook. A dynamic entrepreneur, Jack has bootstrapped Infosec from a small team to a scaled SaaS company with over 150 employees. Infosec has trained tens of thousands of cyber professionals and educated the workforce of 70% of the Fortune 500. Infosec has been named a Best Place to Work two years running, and the company’s products have earned dozens of industry distinctions, including Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader and Forrester Wave Leader. Jack holds a Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When he’s not keeping the world safe by helping organizations educate their employees, he tries to get his three children to eat their breakfast and get to school on time.

Gabe Krambs Gabe Krambs

Gabe Krambs

VP Software Engineering

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Gabe Krambs

VP Software Engineering | LinkedIn

Gabe Krambs is a software engineering leader with almost 20 years of experience designing and building software. Gabe leads the software engineering organization at Infosec, focusing on delivering software products that are reliable, secure and magical. Prior to joining Infosec, Gabe was a software engineer at Amazon, a technology leader at Zendesk and co-founded DISCO, a legal technology company that went public in 2021 (NYSE: LAW). Gabe holds degrees in computer science and mathematics, and a Juris Doctor from University of Wisconsin Law School.

Russell McGuire Russell McGuire

Russell McGuire

Chief Revenue Officer

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Russell McGuire

Chief Revenue Officer | LinkedIn

Russell McGuire, Chief Revenue Officer of InfoSec, leads the sales team and is responsible for all revenue-related activities and go-to-market approach. Russell has over 15 years of experience leading high-growth sales organizations, with a well-established track record of building customer-first sales teams and a strength in sales operations. Before joining Infosec, Russell served as the Vice President of Sales at CloudBolt Software. In this role, Russell led Cloudbolt’s sales organization and achieved record growth in the cloud management space. Before CloudBolt, he served as the Vice President of Sales at BeyondTrust and helped establish the organization as a worldwide leader in the Privileged Access Management space, resulting in a successful acquisition by Bomgar. A graduate of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Russell currently resides in Houston, where he is active in the local community.

Megan Sawle Megan Sawle

Megan Sawle

VP Marketing

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Megan Sawle

VP Marketing | LinkedIn

Megan Sawle is a communications and research professional with 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, bioscience and higher education. Megan leads Infosec’s research strategy, leveraging study findings to mature its cybersecurity education offerings and build awareness of cybersecurity diversity and skill shortage challenges. Since joining the team, she’s directed research projects on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics ranging from dark web marketplaces and phishing kits to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) and the importance of soft skills in cybersecurity roles. Megan is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, an avid equestrian and (very) amateur mycologist.

Board of directors

Jack Koziol Jack Koziol

Jack Koziol

Chairman

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Jack Koziol

Chairman | LinkedIn

Jack Koziol is CEO and founder of Infosec, a leading cybersecurity education company that equips organizations and individuals with the skills and confidence to outsmart cybercrime. Jack started his career in software security in the finance industry and authored the seminal book on writing software exploits: The Shellcoder's Handbook. A dynamic entrepreneur, Jack has bootstrapped Infosec from a small team to a scaled SaaS company with over 150 employees. Infosec has trained tens of thousands of cyber professionals and educated the workforce of 70% of the Fortune 500. Infosec has been named a Best Place to Work two years running, and the company’s products have earned dozens of industry distinctions, including Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader and Forrester Wave Leader. Jack holds a Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When he’s not keeping the world safe by helping organizations educate their employees, he tries to get his three children to eat their breakfast and get to school on time.

Paul Shain Paul Shain

Paul Shain

President and CEO of SingleWire

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Paul Shain

President and CEO of SingleWire | LinkedIn

Paul Shain is the president and CEO of Singlewire, leading the company’s strategic direction since its founding in 2009. Under his direction, the Singlewire team grew from a handful of people to over 100 employees, serving more than 7,000 customers. Paul is a seasoned technology industry executive who previously was senior vice president and executive committee member at CDW, a leading provider of technology products and services for business, government and education. Before CDW, Paul was CEO of Madison-based Berbee Information Networks Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDW Corporation, acquired by CDW in October 2006. Paul currently serves on the board of directors for Fiduciary Management Inc., American Family Insurance Company, and the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association.

Neil Etheridge Neil Etheridge

Neil Etheridge

COO of LitLingo

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Neil Etheridge

COO of LitLingo | LinkedIn

Neil Etheridge is a 20-year technology industry veteran, focused on bringing cloud computing and AI solutions to address the legal, compliance and culture challenges businesses face around the world. As LitLingo’s COO, Neil leads the company's go-to-market functions including sales, marketing and customer success. LitLingo builds and deploys machine-learned models involving industry-specific litigation risk, fraud/waste/abuse risk, employment risk, product liability risk, IP risk, customer service optimization and culture analysis and insight. Prior to LitLingo, Neil was CMO for DISCO, a leading legal technology provider, and helped them grow from a series A startup to its most recent valuation of $785M.