Monday, May 1st, 2023


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DefenseStorm appoints Keith Joseph as Senior Vice President of Sales

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (May 1, 2023) – DefenseStorm, a leading provider of the only built for banking integrated platform of cyber risk assessment, governance, security, and fraud solutions for community and regional banks and credit unions, welcomes Keith Joseph as Senior Vice President of Sales.

As VP of Sales, Joseph will be responsible for managing the DefenseStorm sales team and maintaining daily sales operations with an emphasis on new acquisition revenue.

“I look forward to optimizing the DefenseStorm sales team by utilizing my expertise in building highly active and productive, metric-driven sales environments, says Joseph. Further, he strives to nurture a ‘culture of execution’ through firm KPIs, sales inspection, data analysis, and driving accountability while maintaining a fun and autonomous work environment with accessible leadership support to achieve a success-driven environment.

Joseph joins the DefenseStorm sales team with 25 years of extensive industry and sales leadership experience, where he has built several successful sales teams ranging in size from $50M to $700M in revenue. In addition to leading direct sales teams, Keith has deep experience running Partner/Channels GTM, sales enablement, and sales operations.  He has a passion for SaaS and cybersecurity and enjoys working side-by-side with his team to solve critical cyber risks for their clients across the vast and ever-changing threat landscape. He prides himself on building highly energized and efficient sales teams that deliver an exceptional customer experience and outcome.

“Keith has a track record of efficiently scaling sales in SaaS, security, and IT industries throughout his career. He brings a perfect mix of confidence and humility to our sales team and our leadership at DefenseStorm,” says Steve Soukup, DefenseStorm CEO. “I am confident that Keith Joseph joining our senior team and leading our sales efforts will help DefenseStorm achieve even stronger growth.

Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, Keith holds a B.A. degree in Telecommunications from Indiana University, Bloomington, and lives in Austin, TX, with his family. He loves to read, cook, golf, ride his mountain bike, and spend time in the pool with his family.

About DefenseStorm

DefenseStorm provides an integrated platform of cyber risk assessment, governance, security, and fraud solutions that ensure financial institutions achieve and maintain cyber risk readiness. The only system specifically built for banking, it accounts for all the daunting challenges, regulations, and technology requirements financial institutions face. Their intelligent data engine, GRID ACTIVE, ensures real-time access, analysis, and action on all critical threat data. The Cyber Threat Surveillance Operations (CTS Ops) team offers access to managed resources 24x7x365, providing the help and expertise needed by financial institutions.