Gunter Ollmann has been named Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Devo Technology. Ollmann will drive Devo’s overall security strategy, Devo’s threat research teams, and ensure Devo continues to deliver security innovation.
Ollmann brings more than three decades of information security experience from a variety of cybersecurity consulting and research roles. Prior to Devo, he spent more than four years protecting Azure customers and leading cross-pillar security strategy for the Cloud and AI security groups at Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, he was CSO at Vectra AI, driving new threat research and innovation into machine learning and AI-based threat detection of insider threats. Ollmann previously held chief technology officer (CTO) roles at cybersecurity companies, including NCC Group, IOActive, and Damballa. He also served as chief security strategist at IBM, where he built and led the well-known and highly regarded X-Force team. He is a widely acclaimed authority on security issues and technologies and has researched, written and published hundreds of technical papers.