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International Solutions Marketing Manager, Rapid7
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Samantha is responsible for that ensuring Rapid7's international markets receive the proper solutions messaging, collateral, and information. She also trains sellers (internal and partners) on security concepts and solutions. She has nearly 20 years of employment experience in the information technology field, and has held multiple positions including: senior product manager, global threat response manager, and incident response manager. Her life in IT started much earlier at age 6 when she had double the number of computers that her school had (a ZX Spectrum 48K and a BBC Master), and was QAing educational games on 5¼ inch floppy disks. She's spent many years helping hundreds of organizations of all shapes, sizes and geographies recover and learn from cyberattacks. She doesn't have a degree, and doesn't believe this has impacted her career. She regularly speaks at industry events, and finds that learning opportunities occur on a daily basis.

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posted in April 2017
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