Josh Thurston is a security strategist in the Intel Security Office of the CTO. In this role, Thurston drives business growth and defines the Intel Security go-to-market strategy for the Americas, creating and communicating innovative solutions for today's complex information security and privacy challenges.
Prior to joining Intel Security, Thurston was co-founder of a merchant services company known for developing a secure mobile credit-card processing solution over digital wireless devices.
With over a decade at Intel Security, Thurston is an industry veteran with extensive experience in customer environments of multiple sizes and verticals. Thurston has worked side by side with engineering teams in product innovations, design specification, scalability testing, and product integrations.
Thurston has educated security practitioners around the globe on security design and best practices and is a known speaker and participant in industry events. Thurston has a Bachelor's of Science in Business/e-Business.