We’re excited to announce that Mike Garcia, Eric Knudson and Jon McPherson have joined Red Trident. “2021 is already proving to be a big year at Red Trident, and having top-notch talent like Mike, Eric and Jon join our team is vital to our success”, said CEO Emmett Moore.
Mike has 14 years of cybersecurity and industrial control systems security experience, specializing in incident response, malware analysis, security architecture and application security. From an early age he was drawn towards figuring out how things work and how they could perform “other” functions. He has developed security programs and conducted risk and vulnerability assessments in corporate, industrial, and government environments. Mike has been in security analyst, engineer, architect, and management roles for industrial asset owners in oil and gas. He holds a BA in Information Systems management with cybersecurity specialization from National University. Industry certifications include GCIH, GCIA, GREM, GICSP, and CISSP.
Eric Knudson is a seasoned 20-year technology and communications veteran, with a career spanning both Military and Enterprise sectors. Eric sells, delivers training and designs cloud, automation and cybersecurity solutions. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing Eric is working to redefine and package Red Trident’s service and technology proposition. Prior to Red Trident, Eric was an Account Manager at Cisco Systems, Inc. and was consistently ranked near the top of his field in the United States Commercial segment. Eric enjoys Scuba diving and running in his spare time.
Jon has automated industrial control systems for ten years. His experiences span many industries – manufacturing, food and beverage, oil and gas, utilities, chemicals, and pharmacueticals to name a few. He is well versed in many OEM’s software, hardware, PLCs, HMIs and can work on systems from endpoint instrumentation to control panels to multinational SCADA systems. At home Jon can be found 3D printing toys for his son, playing pick-up sports, pestering his dogs, and playing video games with his wife.