Analyst Profile

Lawrence Pingree

Lawrence Pingree

VP, Team Manager

24 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Lawrence Pingree's responsibilities include providing critical insights to technology providers and product leaders on emerging technologies and trends. Mr. Pingree closely tracks the security markets, emerging technologies, trends and competitive market dynamics. He regularly reviews security technologies, provider businesses and their go-to market strategies and focuses on helping Gartner clients plan, choose and evolve as market dynamics shift. His analysis includes an examination of emerging technologies, market changes, go-to-market strategies, end-user buying behaviors, development plans and various business attributes to identify key competitive differentiation and competitive strategies.


Previous Experience

Mr. Pingree has been an active member of the information security industry for many years. He has consulted for large financial institutions, corporations and government entities on technologies ranging from firewalls, intrusion detection, networks, system penetration, risk management, compliance, e-discovery, forensics and advanced malware, and he has served as a chief security architect at both PeopleSoft and NetScreen. Currently, he is an active member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) of Silicon Valley, as well as the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and is a published author of two books. He is a Founding Board Member of the Digital Forensics Association, where he is serving as VP. In his spare time, he enjoys stock trading, hiking, nature and performance cars.

Professional Background

McAfee, Sr. Manager Competitive Intelligence, 2 years
Safeway, Sr. Security Architect/Engineer, 3 years
Williams-Sonoma, Sr. Security Architect/Engineer, 1 year

Industry Awards/Accolades

Author and Technical Editor of "Check Point Certified System Administrator Study Guide" by Syngress Media/McGraw Hill
Author of "The Manager's Guide to Becoming Great" by iUniverse Publishing
Published white paper: "Analysis of VRRP v2 Issues and Solutions"



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