A recognized expert in security policy, lifecycle management and compliance, Joan is the inventor of SecureWorks’ Anomaly Detection Engine and Event Linking technologies. She brings over 17 years of experience to her role at Sumo Logic from a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, defense, ISPs and MSSPs. Prior to Sumo Logic, Joan spent nine years with the Guardent/ Verisign/ Secureworks organization where she helped establish key initiatives around policy management, security metrics and incident response. She holds a patent for developing methodology to assess whether a communication contains an attack. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.