The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month, we spotlight Sean Gillen from Digital Boundary Group. Learn more about Digital Boundary Group in our member directory.
Name: Sean Gillen
Title: Business Development Representative
Company: Digital Boundary Group (DBG)
DBG provides information technology security auditing and compliance assessment services. In addition, we offer information security consulting, external penetration testing, application security testing, vulnerability scanning, wireless security assessments and network intrusion investigation services. Our training offerings include hands-on network security and hardening windows networks courses.
1. What is your role and what is your favorite part of your job?
My direct role involves the sales/marketing of our services within the Energy and Financial Services sectors across Canada. My favorite part of the job is having the opportunity to connect with high level professionals an a frequent basis and being in a position to continue to develop personally and professionally.
3. If you could have coffee with any business leader or industry expert, who would you choose, and why?
I don’t need to go any further than our staff area. The people I work with, in my opinion, are leaders and experts with respect to ICT Security and I learn something new every day.
4. What is the #1 business book/blog/website you would recommend?
Good to Great by Jim Collins. It discusses the reasons why some companies make the leap to greatness and some do not.
5. Looking at your company’s future, what are you most enthusiastic about?
With our dependance on technology and the rising number of cybersecurity breaches there is a increasing need for the type of services DBG provides. Our company is continuing to grow and I feel fortunate to be a part of it.
6. What excites you most about the local tech community?
London has great opportunities for technical education and training. We are excited about our new hires as we continue to grow.