Michael Kiefer

Michael Kiefer

General Manager, BrandProtect

Greater Chicago Area
Information Technology and Services

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Michael Kiefer's Overview

  • Advisor at Attivo Networks
  • Board Advisor at FS-ISAC
  • General Manager at BrandProtect

500+ connections


Michael Kiefer's Summary

Operating executive with exceptional track record of creating and developing high performance, customer focused, MSSP & SaaS organizations.

Consistently have led corporations to both top and bottom line growth through high performance metrics, staffing and new service creation.

Specialties: SaaS &MSSP growth and exit.

Customer, Market and People & Process Development

Michael Kiefer's Experience


Attivo Networks

April 2014Present (6 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Board Advisor


2009Present (5 years) Greater Chicago Area

General Manager


April 2007Present (7 years 6 months) Toronto, Canada Area

January 2011April 2014 (3 years 4 months) Greater Chicago Area

Board of Directors

Glenview Credit Union

March 2012March 2014 (2 years 1 month) Illinois

Advisor Pari Networks, Acquired by Cisco

Pari Networks

2007March 2011 (4 years) San Jose, ca

Co-founder & Chairman

Beyond IP

April 2005January 2011 (5 years 10 months) Israel

March 20102011 (1 year) London, United Kingdom

Midwest Director

Apani Networks

20062007 (1 year)

SVP SecurePipe, Acquired by Trustwave


June 2002May 2005 (3 years) Greater Chicago Area

VP & GM North America


June 2001June 2002 (1 year 1 month)


Cisco Systems

October 1997June 2001 (3 years 9 months)

Michael Kiefer's Publications

  • Social Media: Business Benefits and Security, Governance and Assurance Perspectives

    • ISACA
    • November 15, 2010
    Authors: Michael Kiefer

    An auditors view of enterprise social media risk and governance considerations.

  • Protect Your Rights, Revenue and Reputation

    • BrandProtect

    Maintaining a reputation is hard. Failure to do so can be catastrophic.

    The advent of the Internet means that information travels faster than ever before. It also means that virtually anyone can report a bad customer service experience, make false allegations, or leak sensitive information through multiple public and shareable channels.

    This white paper, “Protect Your Revenue, Rights and Reputation”, will show you how to quickly uncover and mitigate the issues that erode customer trust and put your corporate reputation at risk.

Michael Kiefer's Skills & Expertise

  1. Corporate Branding
  2. IT Risk
  3. Sales Management
  4. Channel Management
  5. SaaS
  6. Enterprise Software
  7. Managed Security Services
  8. Cloud Computing
  9. Intellectual Property
  10. Analytics
  11. Social Networking
  12. Managed Services
  13. Information Technology
  14. Fishing
  15. Channel Partners
  16. Change Management
  17. Operations Management
  18. Security
  19. Management
  20. Network Security
  21. Entrepreneurship
  22. Risk Management
  23. Information Security
  24. Business Development

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Michael Kiefer's Education

Milwaukee School of Engineering

BS, Engineering




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