Lara Meadows is a VP of Sales Engineering for ThreatConnect, a risk, threat and response solution provider. She has worked in the cybersecurity industry for 20 years, starting in network security and expanding more broadly into Security Operations. She began as a security systems engineer for McAfee and has worked with great companies like Cisco, Symantec, ArcSight (Hewlett Packard/Micro Focus) to build and deploy custom cybersecurity solutions for Fortune 500 companies and Federal agencies. As an engineering leader, she has built cyber security teams that support worldwide security operations. She has helped grow several start-up technologies to mature Gartner leading security solutions, while working with many worldwide commercial and Federal agencies and within the US Government. She is CISSP, CISM and GIAC certified.