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Episode 242 Deep Dive: Nick Schneider | Unpacking Challenges: A Discussion on Legacy Approaches, Talent Shortage, Alert Fatigue, and Over-layered Security Systems
First Aired: February 14, 2024

In this episode, we are joined by Nick Schneider, as we explore the challenges organizations face in managing cybersecurity with multiple point solutions. Nick discusses the complexity of handling 30-50 different tools, and the necessity of integrating and aggregating telemetry and alerts onto a centralized platform. The episode delves into the evolution of cybersecurity, the use of AI, addressing talent shortages, and combating alert fatigue. Join us as we unravel the complexities of cybersecurity and the strategic approach needed to mitigate risks in a rapidly changing landscape.

As President and CEO of Arctic Wolf, Nick Schneider brings more than 15 years of experience in building global, high-growth technology companies spanning both emerging and established markets. As a veteran in the security industry, Nick has developed expertise in creating best-of-breed technology platforms and world-class sales organizations, which have been the driving force behind Arctic Wolf’s explosive growth and leadership position in the security operations market.

Before being named CEO, Nick served as Arctic Wolf’s President and Chief Revenue Officer, where he helped lead the company to eight consecutive years of 100% sales growth, spearheaded the company’s international expansion, and oversaw Arctic Wolf’s transition to a 100% channel go-to-market model.

Prior to Arctic Wolf, Nick served as the Vice President of North American Sales for Code42, an industry-leading endpoint data protection company. Before Code42, Nick led high-performing sales teams at Compellent Technologies, where he helped the company grow to a successful IPO and eventual acquisition by Dell. Nick holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree from Duke University in public policy and economics.

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