Strider Announces Leadership Changes: Yvonne Bigbee Promoted to Chief Technology Officer, Mike Brown Promoted to Chief Data Officer 

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Salt Lake City, November 16, 2023 -- Strider Technologies, Inc. ("Strider"), the leading provider of strategic intelligence, today announced that Yvonne Bigbee has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer and Mike Brown, our former Chief Technology Officer, has been promoted to Chief Data Officer. These strategic promotions have been implemented to better align our talented team with the evolving needs of our dynamic industry, fortifying our organizational structure, and positioning Strider for accelerated growth in the future.  

“We're thrilled to announce these exciting changes to our senior leadership team to ensure our continued success,” said Greg Levesque, CEO and Co-founder of Strider. “Yvonne Bigbee will guide our technological endeavors, leading Strider towards new heights in cutting-edge solutions. Mike Brown will continue to use his abundant knowledge of data and technology to ensure that Strider remains at the forefront of data-driven innovation.” 

Yvonne Bigbee 

Yvonne Bigbee has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer where she will be responsible for all software engineering and platform intelligence operations teams at Strider. She’ll lead technology development efforts in data collection, data processing and delivery systems along with overseeing Strider’s intelligence operations group in charge of illuminating state-sponsored risks for our clients. In this new role she will continue to report to Mike Brown, our new Chief Data Officer.  

Prior to joining Strider as a founding team member, Yvonne was the Executive Vice President and Interim CTO at Comscore, Inc., specializing in cross-platform, media, and advertising measurements. During that time, she managed all technology operations contributing to $400M in revenue with total responsibility of Technology’s $150 million budget, 450+ global staff, and syndicated product deliverables serving over 2000 clients. Yvonne also previously held software engineering positions at Intuit and started her career at Accenture as a technology consultant. 

Mike Brown 

Mike Brown has been promoted to Chief Data Officer of Strider. Mike leads the technology development at Strider and brings over two decades of experience as a technology executive. As the Chief Data Officer, Mike will oversee the Technology Development, Data Analytics, Security, and IT teams.  

Prior to founding Strider, Mike was the CTO of ComScore and At ComScore he was responsible for the measurement and analysis of over two trillion rows of new data per month and the deployment of multiple data and software products in over 45 countries.  

Previously, Mike worked as a software engineer for CSRA, a team leader for Global Systems Management Inc., co-founder and consultant for Pragmatic Image Technologies, and an associate for IBM. He has been awarded 30 patents for his work and is a frequent speaker on big data and its business applications. 

About Strider 

Strider is revolutionizing the way companies, government agencies, universities, and research institutions secure their IP and technology and compete in a new era of global strategic competition. Our trailblazing technology and strategic intelligence solutions enable clients to proactively identify, manage, and respond to state-sponsored IP theft and supply chain vulnerabilities. Strider has operations in Salt Lake City, UT, Washington, D.C., and London, U.K.