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John Wheeler

Vice President, Services Strategy, Offerings, Engineering and Business Operations, IBM Security

John Wheeler has more than 20 years in the IT software and services industry and 17 years of specialization in information security. He is currently the Vice President, Services Strategy, Offerings, Engineering and Business Operations, IBM Security. Prior to this role, John held the position of Director of Worldwide Services Strategy, Offerings and Alliances for IBM Security, where he was responsible for IBM’s portfolio of Consulting, Systems Integration and Managed Security Services. In his past roles, John led the Managed Security Services business for IBM, overseeing a global practice of security professionals and a network of 10 security operations centers that managed over 26 billion security events each day to protect thousands of customers and tens of thousands of security devices. Mr. Wheeler has extensive experience working with enterprises, governments and institutions around the world designing, deploying and managing their security programs and implementing modernized solutions to address evolving security threats. Mr. Wheeler joined IBM in 2006 through its acquisition of Internet Security Systems where he held executive positions, leading the company’s rapid growth in security products and services. John is a frequent speaker at security shows, an advisor to C-level executives in corporations around the world and he enjoys spending time with clients and partners to help strategize solutions that address sophisticated and complex security challenges. When he isn’t fighting cyber threats, John lives in Atlanta, GA with his family and enjoys photography, cycling, cooking and community involvement.

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IBM Named a Leader in Latest IDC Worldwide MarketScape

IBM was named a leader in the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2017 Vendor Assessment" for its ability to integrate MSS globally.

IBM Named a Leader in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services (MSSP)

IBM was named a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services due in large part to positive testimonials from IBM clients.

IBM Named Leader in IDC MarketScape: Asia-Pacific Managed Security Services 2016 Vendor Assessment

The IDC MarketScape: Asia-Pacific Managed Security Services 2016 Vendor Assessment named IBM a leader among managed security services (MSS) providers.

Three Ways Effective Cyber Resilience Helps You Stay Cool in Moments of Chaos

IBM's new X-Force Command Centers, Cyber Range and IRIS team can help security teams establish an effective cyber resilience strategy.

IBM Named a Leader in 2016 Forrester Wave for Managed Security Services

IBM Security is among those that lead the pack in a recent assessment of 11 providers in "The Forrester Wave for Managed Security Services, Q3 2016."

IBM Security Recognized as a Leader in ‘The Forrester Wave: Information Security Consulting Services, Q1 2016’

IBM Security is the only company ranked as a leader in Information Security Consulting Services and Managed Security Services by Forrester and Gartner.

IBM Named a Leader in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services (MSSP)

IBM Security is named a leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services and advanced IBM upward for its "ability to execute."