Evan Francen
CEO
As CEO of Security Studio, Evan is a passionate information security expert who spends his time cooperatively solving the complex issues surrounding information security. He has more than 20 years of real-world experience as a leading information security professional and corporate leader in both private and public companies. Evan‘s passion and enthusiasm have earned him the title of “information security evangelist”.
James Williams
PRESIDENT
James is a driven, results-oriented leader with multiple business development growth achievements. Before joining Security Studio as President, he enjoyed serving several MN Fast 50 Cos. such as Ergotron, Hunt Technologies, Convey, and most recently, MentorMate. James fosters a servant leadership culture with high-integrity, openness, accountability and a focus on execution and exceeding results.
Kevin Orth
CFO
Kevin Orth holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration. Earning his MBA was a personal goal, but much of the core business knowledge he gained helps him manage operations on a daily basis for SecurityStudio. Kevin's dual backgrounds in technology and business give him a rare ability to not only understand technical details, but also to communicate them to business people who may have little to no technical background. His strengths include understanding complex situations and possessing the ability to get through the complexity to the heart of the issue quickly.
Terri Blattenbauer
TRAINING MANAGER
Terri has been a Software Training professional for over 10 years. Prior to that, she was involved in various roles with the YMCA and developing programs and services in multiple communities. Terri is passionate about finding the right approach to training clients so they understand and feel comfortable with the product. Outside of Training, she enjoys road cycling, mountain biking, hiking, many other outdoor activities and overall fitness.
Tim Carlson
APPLICATION ARCHITECT
Tim has played a lead role in developing, architecting, and securing IT systems and application solutions for over 20 years. As Application Architect for Security Studio, Tim integrates his application development, information security, IT, physics, and mathematics background to create powerful solutions. Tim loves to get away with his family and backpack in the national wilderness areas where the snow-capped mountains live.
Per Cedersund
CLOUD APPLICATION ARCHITECT
Per is a husband, father, coach, and Cloud Application Architect with more than 20 years of technical design and development experience. Per has worked with several technology platforms, tools and languages and has been responsible for design, leadership and implementation on projects around the world. He has a passion for designing distributed cloud-based solutions, and is the Cloud Application Architect for SecurityStudio.
Caitlin Fox
Product Marketing Manager
Caitlin has numerous years building products that best serve customer needs. As VRM Product Marketing Manager, Caitlin has used her insight into VRM’s competitive landscape to build VENDEFENSE into a VRM solution poised to challenge current market leaders. Her background in economics provides a solid foundation for understanding consumer preferences and the marketplace's response. She is a passionate advocate for building products that represent best practice in the information security field. Outside of work, Caitlin takes every opportunity to travel, especially anywhere with good food or a long history.
Suzy Feine
Director of Marketing & Communications
As the Director of Marketing & Communications for SecurityStudio, Suzy is responsible for developing and implementing brand strategy; overseeing all internal and external communications; managing public relations and media relations campaigns; and event management. With more than 20 years of experience in marketing including corporate, agency and consultant roles, Suzy joined SecurityStudio in early 2018 to raise awareness around the growing threat of information security and to help combat the damage companies suffer when faced with a security breach.
Andy Forsberg
Director of Digital Marketing
As the Director of Digital Marketing for SecurityStudio, Andy is responsible for developing, implementing and managing digital marketing campaigns that promote SecurityStudio's products and services. With over a decade of experience in digital marketing, including agency, consulting and freelance roles, Andy joined SecurityStudio in early 2017 to transform SecurityStudio's sales and marketing efforts to take full advantage of the digital landscape.