Appoints Derek Nelson as Vice President of Sales, leading OT cyber assessment platform for critical infrastructure, today announced Derek Nelson has joined the executive team as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Nelson will drive key initiatives of the sales team to accelerate company growth. 

“With Derek’s appointment to VP of Sales, has invested in another strategic move towards deepening our value to asset owner and consultant client bases on a global level,” Ted Gutierrez, CEO of, said. “Given his immense experience in scaling cyber-SaaS teams to quadruple digit growth, we are very confident in his ability to build our team, expand licensing models, and scale our product to serve the increasingly unique critical infrastructure sectors.”   

Nelson is an experienced sales professional with extensive expertise in sales and strategic growth. His industry background includes sales positions at Graylog, Rapid7 and Alertlogic. As VP of Sales at, Nelson will lead the robust sales team in executing growth and demonstrating the value of the platform. 

“I’m excited to join SecurityGate to help accelerate and scale the revenue operations while we strive to empower the cyber teams that help protect all of our critical infrastructure,” Nelson said. 

Nelson holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from Texas State University.  


About is a (SaaS) platform that helps organizations prioritize resources and improve cybersecurity by enabling teams to quickly compare insights of their security controls. With’s critical infrastructure expertise, simplified dashboard, and actionable data workflows, asset owners and consultant partners are empowered to collaborate and mature cyber-programs faster and easier than traditional manual methods.      

Taylor Petry

Taylor is on the communications team at

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