Arnold Harden

Arnold Harden

Managing Director, Data Protection

Arnold Harden has over 20 years of experience in the cybersecurity, information security, and technology industries. As the Managing Director of Data Protection at Fortra, he is responsible for overseeing and directing the global Data Protection business unit’s go to market strategy, including working and collaborating with sales, business development, product management, R&D, customer success and operations, managed and professional services, and marketing.  

Arnold’s belief in establishing long-term, trusted relationships with clients, business partners, and manufacturers has led to board member positions with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Gwinnett Technology Council as well as consulting for numerous other boards. As a board member with TAG for over 5 years, he has chaired various committees including sponsorships, budgeting, event planning, and speaking engagements.    

Arnold joined Fortra in June 2024. Prior to joining Fortra, Arnold held leadership positions with Proofpoint, McAfee, Optiv Security, British Telecom, Vigilar, and AT&T Business Solutions. 

Arnold holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of North Georgia.