Executive Leadership

Jim Lewandowski
Jim LewandowskiChief Executive Officer
James Lewandowski brings 30 years of management experience in fast-growing technology companies. Lewandowski has a proven record of rapid company expansion, employee engagement and customer service. He will be tasked with leading FireMon into its next wave of growth.
Jody Brazil
Jody BrazilChief Product Strategist
As co-founder and Chief Product Strategist of FireMon, Jody Brazil is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than two decades of executive management experience and deep domain expertise in all aspects of networking, including network security design, network security assessment and security product implementation.
Brandy Peterson
Brandy PetersonChief Technology Officer
Brandy Peterson is responsible for defining the technical architecture and strategy for FireMon products. His past experience includes 17 years with the world’s largest reseller organization where he was responsible for validating the effectiveness of software and hardware-based security solutions.
Jeremy Martin
Jeremy MartinVP, Engineering
As Vice President of Engineering, Jeremy Martin leads the cutting-edge product development teams for Security Manager, Policy Planner and Risk Analyzer, with a continued focus on the evolution of FireMon’s current product lines, as well as introducing new products into the marketplace.
John Van Blaricum
John Van BlaricumVP, Marketing
John Van Blaricum has 20 years of experience marketing and driving demand for complex, enterprise software solutions. His philosophy is to target prospects with focused programs to generate demand and help improve the effectiveness of the sales team.
Heather Surber
Heather SurberVP, Customer Success
With 15 years of experience in advertising and software support, Heather knows that if our customers aren’t successful, neither are we. As head of the customer success program at FireMon, Heather ensures that our customers’ business needs are met from day one.
Mark Carney
Mark CarneyVP & GM, Immediate Insight
Mark Carney is responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as development of both the short and long-term strategies for the Immediate Insight business at FireMon. Mark brings 15 years of information security experience and a track record of launching new products and services to the marketplace.
Matt Dean
Matt DeanVP, Product Strategy
With nearly two decades of broad industry experience in network security, firewall operations and network management, Matt Dean serves as Vice President of Product Strategy at FireMon.

Senior Leadership

Tim Woods
Tim WoodsVP, Customer Technology
Tim Woods has more than two decades of experience in information security and data technology. With a proven track record of leading sales teams to success and deep domain expertise in security and technology, he is a driving force of many thriving companies.
Todd DeBell
Todd DeBellVP Worldwide Channels & Distribution
Todd DeBell has a proven track record in leading sales and channel sales teams to new markets and developing IT channels. He brings nearly two decades of emerging IT channels business industry sales experience to FireMon.
Dan Thormodsgaard
Dan ThormodsgaardVP, Solutions Architecture
Dan has 20 years of experience in IT Consulting, of which 15 are in IT Security Consulting. As the Vice President of Solutions Architecture, Dan is a strategic advisor of Fortune 500 enterprise accounts and government institutions and specializes in finding unique solutions to successfully meet corporate security goals and business objectives.
Larry Oleksa
Larry OleksaGeneral Counsel
As General Counsel with over 14 years of legal experience, Larry oversees and manages FireMon’s legal affairs. Prior to FireMon, Larry served as Senior Counsel to Garmin International where he handled business development, global employment issues, and commercial litigation.