Wade Barisoff

Director of Product – Data Protection

As Director of Product at Fortra, Wade is responsible for defining the long-term vision and strategic direction for the company’s Data Protection solutions. He oversees the product development process and ensures the future roadmap aligns with market and customer needs.  

Wade joined Fortra in 2022 and has over 25 years of experience leading and driving technology teams, successfully building and deploying technical products and services in the categories of healthcare, banking and insurance.  

Wade has spent the last decade as a consumer of various data protection products and services. He is also a subject matter expert for global data privacy and compliance regulations. Wade applies this experience and knowledge when working with customers to understand and solve their real-world data protection use cases.  

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