Our Executive Team
led by our experienced heads.
Ed Macnair is CEO and brings 30 years of sales and business development expertise in the technology and IT security industry to Censornet. He has a proven entrepreneurial track record of successfully developing technology companies and leads the company’s sales, marketing and product strategy.
He was previously founder and CEO of SaaSID, a UK based single sign-on and application security vendor, which was acquired by Intermedia Inc. in September 2013. Before Intermedia and SaaSID Macnair was CEO of Marshal, a global web and email security company which merged with US web security provider 8e6 Technologies to form M86 Security. Macnair has also held senior management positions with MessageLabs, Symantec, IBM and Xerox.
Chief Technology Officer
Richard Walters is Chief Technology Officer and responsible for Censornet’s current and future integrated set of cloud based security services.
He was previously Senior Vice President of Security Products at cloud services provider Intermedia, Inc. and before that Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at SaaSID Limited, a UK based IDaaS and CASB vendor, which was acquired by Intermedia in 2013. Prior to that he was CTO of Integralis – Europe’s largest security integrator – for six years.
Richard has 30 years of experience in the IT industry, starting with blue-chip vendors such as Digital, Dell, and Panasonic. With a strong technical background, dating back to VAX VMS and Unix System V, and over 15 years in C-level positions focused on information security, he has in-depth knowledge of operating system and database security, intrusion detection systems, email and web security, identity and access management, cloud and mobile security. Richard has a thorough understanding of risk management and of standards, regulations and legislation such as ISO27001, PCI DSS, the DPA and GDPR. He also spent over 10 years consulting with FTSE100 companies on all aspects of security and providing corporate intelligence on evolving threats from criminal and state actors.
Lisa Davis was finance director at SaaSID, a UK-based single sign-on and application security vendor until it was acquired by Intermedia Inc. in September 2013. Prior to SaaSID, Lisa has held a number of senior finance roles with companies whose turnover ranged from £1m to in excess of £100m including Pitney Bowes Ltd, Autoglass Ltd, Belron International Ltd and Audatex (UK) Ltd.
VP Strategic Alliances
Charlie is Vice President of Strategic Alliances and is responsible for Censornet’s OEM, Service Provider and MSP partnerships.
He previously spent 9 years at Zscaler where he was responsible for building their Service Provider Channel, running UK, EMEA & Global Emerging Technology Sales and latterly responsible for Customer Success.
Charlie has 25 years of experience in the information security industry, starting with systems engineering roles at Integralis and Blue Coat where he supported Service Providers. Charlie’s mixture of sales and technical skills, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of Alliances mean he is adept at taking new services to market and supporting partners through launch and rapid growth.
VP of Products
Gareth is Vice President of Products, leading the Go-To-Market and Platform strategy for Censornet. He brings over two decades of experience in the technology and cybersecurity industries, delivering product management, commercial leadership, and technical expertise.
After 16 years in roles at Intel, Gareth moved to Symantec as the consumer/SMB product lead for EMEA and subsequently General Manager for the region. Prior to joining Censornet, he was Head of Products at a cybersecurity startup, CyberHive. There, he brought to market several cutting-edge B2B offerings in Enterprise and Industrial verticals, gaining wide recognition across the UK for innovation.
Ryan joined Censornet in 2017 and has over 15 years experience within the Security industry, previously working for organisations including VASCO (OneSpan), SecureData (Orange Cyberdefense) and IGX Global.
Ryan is responsible for expanding Censornet’s global sales footprint, customer acquisition and sales enablement.