Matt Harrison


Client Director

As a Client Director at Fortinet, Matt works with the New Zealand & Islands team and is responsible for key clients and partners across Fiji and the South Pacific Region. With a deep understanding of today’s threat and defence landscape, Matt works closely with organisations across healthcare, government, law enforcement, emergency services, and SMBs, to help security operations centres take a more proactive approach to cybersecurity. Matt has 25 years of experience in IT and business development across NZ and internationally. Before joining Fortinet in 2016, Matt worked closely with many large commercial and public sector organisations in his roles at IBM New Zealand and Veeam Software - and has also held positions with various leading IT organisations in the UK and Germany.

In the symposium, Mr. Harrison will be talking on the business protection concept from Zero Trust to Cybersecurity Mesh. Participants can expect to hear from him on the required key components in ensuring the security hygiene of organisations. The importance of Zero Trust & Cybersecurity has sharply increased in light of the “work from anywhere” readiness environment.