Bridge12 Technologies Inc.
Advisory Board Member
Principal Product Marketing Manager, Platform Products
August 2014 to January 2016
Senior Manager, International Product Marketing
July 2008 to July 2010
Greater Boston Area
Product Marketing Manager
January 1997 to July 2008
Boston, MA, and Frankfurt, Germany
Sign Kommunikation GmbH
January 1995 to December 1996
Frankfurt Am Main Area, Germany
Director Product Marketing
Greater Boston Area
Advisory Board Member
Frankfurt Am Main Area, Germany
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Metasploit
March 2012 to August 2014
Greater Boston Area
Product Marketing Manager, Metasploit
July 2010 to March 2012
Greater Boston Area
Akademie für Marketing-Kommunikation, Frankfurt
Kommunikationswirt (Executive MBA), Marketing Communications
1997 to 1999
University of Warwick
BA with Honors, Politics with International Studies
1993 to 1996
St. Clare's Oxford
International Baccalaureate, Economics, English, Mathematics
1991 to 1993
Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
International School, Mittlere Reife
1987 to 1991
Bridge12 Technologies develops terahertz technology for applications in science, medicine, security and defense. Overcoming current technology barriers, the company closes the ‘terahertz gap’ with compact sources that are powerful, efficient, and rapidly deployable. Bridge12 Technologies’ solutions help accelerate scientific research, protect national security, and fight terminal diseases.Bridge12 is a high-tech start-up founded by former scientists of the... Bridge12 Technologies develops terahertz technology for applications in science, medicine, security and defense. Overcoming current technology barriers, the company closes the ‘terahertz gap’ with compact sources that are powerful, efficient, and rapidly deployable. Bridge12 Technologies’ solutions help accelerate scientific research, protect national security, and fight terminal diseases.Bridge12 is a high-tech start-up founded by former scientists of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Its scientific team has several decades of combined expertise in high-frequency terahertz (THz) sources such as gyrotrons, microwave technology, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy. The executive team combines know-how of over 3 decades in project management, information technology, health care, and consumer products. For more information, visit www.bridge12.com.
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Chris Kirsch works for Bridge12 Technologies Inc.
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Chris Kirsch is Advisory Board Member
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Chris Kirsch works in the Computer Software industry.
Advisory Board Member @ Bridge12 Technologies Inc. Bridge12 Technologies develops terahertz technology for applications in science, medicine, security and defense. Overcoming current technology barriers, the company closes the ‘terahertz gap’ with compact sources that are powerful, efficient, and rapidly deployable. Bridge12 Technologies’ solutions help accelerate scientific research, protect national security, and fight terminal diseases.Bridge12 is a high-tech start-up founded by former scientists of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Its scientific team has several decades of combined expertise in high-frequency terahertz (THz) sources such as gyrotrons, microwave technology, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy. The executive team combines know-how of over 3 decades in project management, information technology, health care, and consumer products. For more information, visit www.bridge12.com. Framingham, MAPrincipal Product Marketing Manager, Platform Products @ Rapid7 • Marketed UserInsight offering pivotal to the valuation of the company in the S-1 filing and grew number of new customers by more than 6x during the first 12 months on the product. Grew new bookings 80% YoY in 2015. • Participated in analysis of lead-to-deal conversion and improved conversion rate by 3x QoQ, resulting in better sales & marketing processes and expanded UserInsight overlay sales model • Created content and participated in briefings to influence industry analysts to form and influence the new Gartner category of User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA)• Collaborated with Microsoft to co-launch their security API for Office 365, resulting in Rapid7 conducting a product demo on stage with Microsoft at the RSA Conference • Organized Rapid7’s first incident response talk track at the UNITED conference, involving customer and industry experts, getting excellent audience feedback • Led a cross-functional volunteer project as a stretch goal to start the Rapid7 Higher Education Program and on-boarded about 100 universities in the first year • Received 2nd Rapid7 Vanguard Award for demonstrating all core company values (Continuous Learning, Teamwork, Disciplined Risk-Taking, Individual Excellence, Meaningful Customer Partnerships) From August 2014 to January 2016 (1 year 6 months) Boston, MASenior Manager, International Product Marketing @ Thales e-Security Thales e-Security, which acquired nCipher in 2008, is a leader in information and communication security solutions. The Thales Group employs 68,000 people in 50 countries with revenues of €12.7 billion.• Provided leadership relative to new product introductions, market acceptability of products and pricing for hardware security module product line generating 40% of the business line's revenue.• Developed customer-focused, competitively differentiated brand positioning that forms the foundation of all online and offline marketing efforts.• Researched and analyzed the external environment to understand market dynamics, trends, size, segmentation, applicable and emerging technologies, and the competitive landscape.• Enabled sales and channel through lead generation assets, integrated go-to-market programs, campaigns for growing market segments, trainings, and collateral. From July 2008 to July 2010 (2 years 1 month) Greater Boston AreaProduct Marketing Manager @ PGP Corporation Data security platform used by 95% of the Fortune® 100. Acquired by Symantec in 2010.• Scaled global customer reference program from 5 to over 50 references• Authored white papers and industry articles • Established localization process for German and Japanese• Repositioned file transfer encryption solution • Managed awards, including Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award Marketing Manager, Glück & Kanja Technology AG, 2001 – 2005 (4 years)Enterprise security software. Acquired by PGP Corporation in 2005.• Led marketing team managing lead generation, web, events, and public relations• Re-launched corporate and product brands • Public speaker to both business and technology audiencesMarketing Manager and Product Manager, Biodata Application Security AG, 2000 – 2001 (1 year)Public company offering telco encryption, firewalls, VPN, and public key infrastructure. Filed for bankruptcy in 2001. Bought out and re-launched Glück & Kanja unit. • Re-branded all products and incorporated two recent acquisitions • Created sales briefs for all products with competitive data • Designed concept and architecture of a new key management product Product Manager, Glück & Kanja Software AG, 1997 – 2000 (3 years)Endpoint encryption products. Acquired by Biodata in 2000. • Launched 20+ successful product releases • Managed roadmap• Developed technical support ticketing system From January 1997 to July 2008 (11 years 7 months) Boston, MA, and Frankfurt, GermanyGraphic Designer @ Sign Kommunikation GmbH Part-time freelancer. Sign is a creative agency for clients including DaimlerChrysler, Burson-Marsteller and Novartis. • Designed print media using Adobe Photoshop, Quark Express and Adobe Illustrator. • Created production-ready data from design roughs to be output on film. • Coordinated with customers and printers to ensure a successful project from start to finish. From January 1995 to December 1996 (2 years) Frankfurt Am Main Area, GermanyDirector Product Marketing @ Veracode Veracode is a leader in securing web, mobile and third-party applications for the world’s largest global enterprises. By enabling organizations to rapidly identify and remediate application-layer threats before cyberattackers can exploit them, Veracode helps enterprises speed their innovations to market – without compromising security.Veracode’s powerful cloud-based platform, deep security expertise and systematic, policy-based approach provide enterprises with a simpler and more scalable way to reduce application-layer risk across their global software infrastructures. Veracode serves hundreds of customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 100, three of the top four U.S. commercial banks and more than 20 of Forbes’ 100 Most Valuable Brands. Greater Boston AreaAdvisory Board Member @ SIGNALS Magic Angle focuses on providing data management solutions for NMR and EPR spectroscopy. Solving data retention and access problems, LOGS is a hosted platform that centrally manages spectra, associated metadata and equipment. Through its solutions, Magic Angle helps researchers increase productivity, collaborate with partners, and comply with data retention policies of international funding bodies. Magic Angle is privately funded and based in Frankfurt, Germany. For more information, visit magic-angle.com. Frankfurt Am Main Area, GermanySr. Product Marketing Manager, Metasploit @ Rapid7 • Grew annual Metasploit new business about 50x over four years since 2010 • Conducted a survey into the Metasploit open source community with 2,277 respondents, providing valuable insights for marketing and product strategy• Drove the process to get Metasploit Pro on Kali Linux (used by 77% of target group) and co-launched the Kali Linux platform with the Offensive Security team • Led the Clockwork Orange project to analyze the customer journey at Rapid7 to identify gaps and prepare for new product introductions • Ran the speaker program for the 2nd UNITED conference, with internal and external speakers • Received 1st Rapid7 Vanguard Award for demonstrating all core company values From March 2012 to August 2014 (2 years 6 months) Greater Boston AreaProduct Marketing Manager, Metasploit @ Rapid7 • Launched Metasploit Pro Edition to existing Metasploit product line • Drove lead generation engine through freemium model, optimizing conversions • Differentiated commercial offerings from open source and engaged the community• Drove inbound marketing content, including SEO effort that drove more than 227,000 organic visits to a single page and video about penetration testing • Analyzed market and competitors and formulated long-term product strategy • Recruited 200 attendees for UNITED, Rapid7’s first user conference • Received Rapid7 Edison Award for Innovation From July 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 9 months) Greater Boston Area
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