Matt Gyde to move security "closer to the edge" at Foresite

11 June 2021 | Melanie Mingas

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SaaS cybersecurity managed solutions provider Foresite has named its new CEO and chairman.

Matt Gyde – who was president and CEO of NTT Security from 2019-2021 brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the firm having led some of the largest companies in the cybersecurity industry.

“My vision for Foresite is that we have the opportunity to move security closer to the edge of the network, providing innovative and scalable SaaS solutions that are more predictive in their cyber approach,” said Gyde.

“Businesses working with Foresite are confident they have a world-class solution and team protecting their core assets,” he continued.

Prior to joining Foresite, Matt served as president, CEO and board director of NTT Security where he was responsible for a $2 billion cybersecurity practice. Matt has also held several executive roles with Dimension Data, itself acquired by NTT Holdings. He has a strong background in mergers and acquisitions, while holding true to organic growth where it meets the market opportunity.

“Our proprietary ProVision platform along with our services enables us to provide a turn-key security solution while also reducing security operations costs. We support our clients on their journey to the cloud by ensuring a secure digital transformation,” said Gyde.

Foresite's Current CEO Robin Mayo will stay with the company.