SecurityGate Appoints Cherise Esparza as President

HOUSTON, September 12th, 2023 — SecurityGate, the leading SaaS Platform provider for OT & ICS cyber improvement, today announced the appointment of Cherise Esparza as President. Esparza, who is the co-founder and chief product officer of the company, brings a wealth of experience to the role.

We are thrilled to announce that Esparza has been appointed to a new leadership role within SecurityGate. Her unwavering passion for our mission and unparalleled knowledge of the product and market make her the perfect candidate for this position. 

“As we embark on the next phase of our company’s journey, it is essential to have a leader who is not only trusted and respected by our team and the industry but who can also expertly manage the day-to-day operations. With this appointment, I am now able to focus my energy on our company’s bold, ambitious, and exciting long-term goals. I’m excited to move forward with confidence with boundless enthusiasm for what lies ahead,” Ted Gutierrez, SecurityGate CEO, said. 

Esparza brings over 15 years of successfully leading and managing product, software development and risk management teams, in major OT industrial control system environments. She co-founded SecurityGate in 2017 with a mission to help critical infrastructure organizations find cyber security risks sooner and make improvements faster. For the past seven years, she has led the Product and Development teams to build innovative and configurable features with an impressive 98% delivery rate. As President, Esparza will lead the operational effectiveness across all departments.  

“It has been incredible to see SecurityGate grow through each stage since co-founding the company in 2017. I am excited to take on this new leadership role within the company, accelerate the positive momentum we have going this year, and ensure that we continue to serve the global demand of securing the world’s critical infrastructure,” Esparza said. 

About SecurityGate 

SecurityGate is an innovative software company that has built the leading SaaS platform to enable cyber teams to secure the world’s critical infrastructure. With SecurityGate’s critical infrastructure expertise, simplified dashboards, and actionable data workflows, asset owners and consultant partners are empowered to collaborate and mature cyber-programs faster and easier than traditional manual methods. 

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Taylor Petry

Taylor is the PR & Events Coordinator at SecurityGate. She was named Cybersecurity PR Professional of the Year by Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.

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