Fidelis Cybersecurity invests in customer success and technical field expertise with executive appointments of Gabriel Martinez and Ken McDonald

Press Release

Bethesda, MD — SEPT 26, 2018  

Fidelis Cybersecurity (Fidelis), a leading automated detection and response provider, today announced the appointment of Gabriel Martinez, as vice president of customer success, and Ken McDonald, as vice president of sales engineering.

“Both Gabe and Ken are seasoned executives who bring decades worth of cybersecurity expertise in customer-facing technical roles.  We are extremely fortunate to be adding them to our leadership team,” said Nick Lantuh, CEO of Fidelis. “Gabe will accelerate strategic relationship building within our customer base, ensuring the highest level of customer service and success. Ken has incredible experience in building and managing technical teams in the field. He will lead our global field engineering team in partnership with sales to drive growth globally.

Prior to joining Fidelis, Martinez served as chief customer officer at Anomali (previously ThreatStream), as well as the vice president of  client services at Invincea where he was responsible for building out the account management, support, education, and delivery teams. Martinez also held the position of vice president of customer success organization at NetWitness where he built a global services organization from the ground up that delivered a world-class customer experience, while aiding rapid product growth and development. 

“Fidelis has an impressive list of enterprise clients who have complex and demanding environments,” said Martinez. “I’m looking forward to partnering with our customers to ensure they receive the most value out of their Fidelis investment and leverage their insights to continue innovating around our products in a way that continues to address real-world security needs.”

Ken McDonald will lead the Fidelis field technical team to drive growth through the delivery of exceptional pre-sales engineering support to customers and prospects. McDonald has extensive experience building global technical teams and most recently held the position of vice president of global technical operations at Ribbon Communications. Prior to Ribbon, McDonald was senior vice president of global technical operations at Websense. He has also held senior leadership roles at Cisco systems and Riverbed Technology – where he built and developed the global technical operations team from startup phase to $400+M in revenue.

“Fidelis is helping organizations fill critical gaps in their security programs through our Fidelis Elevate platform, we are well-positioned to help organizations detect and respond to advanced threats, prevent data leakage, and proactively hunt for threats across today’s hybrid environment of on-prem, data center and cloud infrastructures.” said McDonald. “I’m pleased to be representing such a strong product portfolio that can really move the needle in truly securing enterprise organizations.”

About Fidelis Cybersecurity

Fidelis Cybersecurity is the leader in automated detection and response. The Fidelis Elevate™ platform dramatically improves the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations by delivering comprehensive network visibility, rich metadata, intelligent deception, alert validation, and automated investigation and response across networks and endpoints. Fidelis is trusted by the most important brands in the world. See what you’ve been missing. For more information go to

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