Tim Erlin is the VP of Strategy at Tripwire. He began his career in information technology with customer service and technical support, then branched into cybersecurity early on as a sales engineer. That solid foundation in serving customers and understanding market problems drove him into product management and strategy, where he has spent most of his more than twenty years in the industry. Erlin is passionate about the cybersecurity industry and motivated by helping organizations operate securely. He contributes to the security community by authoring blog content, offering subject matter expertise, and through podcast interviews and speaking engagements. Erlin is also the host of The Tripwire Cybersecurity Podcast.