Dan DeSantis leads Focal Point’s global sales and business development efforts. He has 25 years of experience as a tech founder, Chief Technology Officer, and sales leader, working with many of the largest companies in the world.
Prior to Focal Point, Dan worked for Cisco, where he ran a cybersecurity sales team supporting some of Cisco’s largest enterprise clients. During his tenure at Cisco, Dan grew a $150M business for his area and formed deep and lasting ties to numerous CISOs and other senior security executives across the U.S. Previously, Dan ran a strategic sales team for Venafi focused on securing the encryption infrastructure of some of the top financial services organizations in the world. He was also the founder and Chief Technology Officer of the Cleveland-based technology companies Stratos Internet Group and BlueBridge Networks, where his responsibilities ranged from building carrier-class data centers serving tens of thousands of customers to working with the United States Secret Service to develop and host anti-money laundering infrastructure.