Maxine Holt leads the Omdia cybersecurity research group and is the lead architect of the Omdia Cybersecurity Ecosystem. Her team delivers a comprehensive cybersecurity research program to support vendor, service provider, and enterprise clients. Maxine also leads the Omdia Analyst Summit at the high-profile Black Hat series of events.
Maxine has spent her entire career as an IT and security professional and has been at Omdia since 2018, following a spell at the Information Security Forum (ISF), developing thought-leading security research for ISF Members. Prior to the ISF, Maxine spent 15 years in research at Ovum, having started her career as a software developer in the financial services industry and working in consulting for the financial services and internet sectors. Maxine is a regular speaker at events and contributes articles to high-profile publications in cybersecurity.