Sam Hector

Sam Hector is the Channel Leader for IBM Security in the UK and Ireland, responsible for partnerships with an established ecosystem of cybersecurity Resellers, Systems Integrators, Managed Security Service Providers, and Distributors.

Prior to this role, Sam gained an external view on IBM’s channel by taking roles on secondment from IBM to our cybersecurity partners – working in Direct Sales for an IBM reseller, then in Business Development for an IBM distributor.

In his spare time he is the Director of a Tennis non-profit, a Formula 1 fan, and is often found tinkering with new technology.

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The Best Practices for Enterprise Security
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