Women in Cybersecurity

PROFILE - MICHELLE MATTEAR

 

 

Michelle Mattear
ThreatQuotient – Director, Customer Success

What do you do at ThreatQuotient?
I work with a team of Customer Success Engineers who have a global responsibility for our customers success with ThreatQ. We work with every aspect of our company to tap in to the resources necessary to deliver what our customers need from our product.

How long have you worked there?
5 years and counting.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
I have the honor of working with our customers every day to help them get the most out of ThreatQ.

What do you enjoy most about the company?
We have a brilliant team of people that are dedicated to making our product the best in the business.

How did you get into cybersecurity?
I’ve worked in software my entire career. Cyber security was a natural progression that started with Sourcefire then on to Cisco after the acquisition and now here at ThreatQuotient.

What are your hopes for women in cybersecurity in the future?
That more women will pursue this field. We need more diversity, especially at the Executive levels and a voice in every aspect of the company.

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge. How will you help forge a gender-equal world?
By inspiring the younger generation to look beyond the stereotype roles for women. Challenge yourself to pursue areas that might be outside of your comfort zone.

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