Sr Director, Analyst
3 years at Gartner
23 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
John Watts works in Research Infrastructure Protection covering secure web gateways (SWG), network access control (NAC), web application firewalls (WAF), network security policy managers (NSPM), and "Zero Trust" networking including identity-based segmentation and zero trust network access (ZTNA).
John Watts's Recent Gartner Activity
Prior to this, Mr. Watts built a security engineering and operations team from scratch focused on preventative security controls. He designed security solutions including network segmentation, intrusion prevention systems, cloud-based proxy controls, firewalls, enterprise mobility management, data loss prevention, identity and access management systems including SAML and OAuth/OpenID Connect, client and server antivirus, PCI and SOX compliance controls, and cloud security (SaaS and IaaS).
Greenbrier and Russel, Senior Consultant, 3 years
Micron Technology, Sr. Manager IT/Lead Enterprise Security Architect, 12 years
Southwest Airlines, Software Architect, 4 years
B.B.A., Information Systems and International Business, Cum Laude, Baylor University