Karen Ellis,
Vice President, Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Karen Ellis is responsible for growing and managing client and partner relationships across the entire Cytelligence security service portfolio. Karen builds lasting relationships with Cytelligence clients.

An information technology and information security services veteran, Karen brings more than 30 years of information security, IT infrastructure, as well as partner and channel experience to our clients.

Karen has a decade of experience delivering risk-based security planning and management consulting across multiple verticals including financial services, the public sector, and industries. She understands security, IT infrastructure, data centre services, cloud services, network services as well as in-depth knowledge of service management, information/data management, and IT program management functions. She is a Certified Information Security Manager.

With her background in program management, she is the go-to problem solver for Cytelligence's clients. She has a talent for transforming teams and establishing outstanding relationships with employees, customers, colleagues and vendors.

She excels at pulling together the right resources and skills at the right time to deliver exceptional results for our clients. Clients respect this practical, common sense guidance. She is skilled at driving continuous improvement programs, identifying needs, analyzing information, and implementing programs to meet client objectives. Karen has the ability to deliver programs that meet or exceed client expectations within budget while managing multiple and changing priorities - working in the real world.

A passionate information security advocate, Karen has spoken at numerous events, most recently at Infosec Europe in London, UK.

At TELUS Corporation, Karen was director of Security Solutions - Product Management and Complex Solutions, responsible for the end-to-end delivery of the services roadmap and product management strategies to clients.

She was director and acting vice president, Global Managed Security Services Practice at CGI, responsible for all aspects of CGI's Global Managed Security Practice. She was Partner Delivery Director at Dell, responsible for all aspects of the "Dell on Call" service. At Newbridge Networks Corporation, she held progressively senior project management and customer support roles. Karen started her career at COREL Corporation as a manager of information technology.

Call Karen Ellis at 1.416.304.3934 or email kellis@cytelligence.ca.

Executive/Management Team

Gene McLean
Managing Director, Investigations
Ed Dubrovsky
Managing Director, Cyber Breach Response
Nicholas Scheurkogel
Director, Cyber intelligence
Bernard Miedema
Vice President, Forensics
Maurice Ragogna
Managing Director, Forensics
Robert White
Senior Director, Forensics
Ermin Memisevic
Director, Forensic Investigations
Erik Harrison
Senior Manager, Cyber Investigations
Raffaele Bisceglia
Managing Director, Global Engagements
Bryan Zarnett
Managing Director, Security Consulting
Colonel George Hadrick (U.S., retired)
Managing Director, Incident Response
Karen Ellis
Vice President, Business Development

Cytelligence is a trusted advisor to hundreds of clients including

Top Tier
Law Firms

Prominent and Multi-
National Corporations

Government
Agencies

Private
Companies

Top Tier
Law Firms

Prominent and Multi-
National Corporations

Government
Agencies

Private
Companies

Any solution starts with a conversation. Our team is ready to discuss your projects, immediate security concerns and confidential actions. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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Any solution starts with a conversation. Our team is ready to discuss your projects, immediate security concerns and confidential actions. We are looking forward to hearing from you.