Ciaran Rafferty | Fortra
Ciaran Rafferty

Ciaran Rafferty

Managing Director, Clearswift
Fortra's Alert Logic

Following the purchase of Clearswift by Fortra in December 2019, Ciaran heads up the Clearswift team and is responsible for driving sales and channel partner strategies that deliver value to cybersecurity customers worldwide.

In his 20+ year career in the IT industry, Ciaran has a track record for developing effective go-to-market models with customers and channel partners across the globe. He defines and drives coherent strategies to increase revenues and maximize customer retention. Before joining Clearswift, Ciaran held senior management positions with companies such as Dun & Bradstreet, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, SAP, Sophos and Proofpoint. He joined Clearswift in 2014 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and became Managing Director after the sale, enabling him to play a key role in the integration of the two companies.