About Us 2017-04-06T20:19:47+00:00


We protect people’s security & privacy by designing and building secure, scalable systems to accelerate the digital transformation of critical infrastructure.


Keeping the connected world safe.


Daniel Riedel
Daniel RiedelCEO
Daniel Riedel serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of New Context, a Lean Security Firm. With over 20 years of experience in technology and operational infrastructure, Riedel is an entrepreneur with experience building secure, scalable technologies and businesses. He has broad experience in engineering, security, operations, analytics and product development.
Andrew Storms
Andrew StormsVP of Product
Andrew Storms serves as the Vice President of Product at New Context. He has been leading IT, Security and Compliance teams for the past 2 decades at companies like CloudPassage, nCircle and Tripwire. Storms’ advocacy on IT security issues has appeared in CNBC, Forbes and The New York Times. He is a CISSP, a member of Infragard and a graduate of the FBI Citizens’ Academy.
Azadeh Ghiasvand
Azadeh GhiasvandVP of Engineering
Over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, program management, quality assurance, engineering operation and professional services with IBM and MobileIron.
Justin Dossey
Justin DosseyChief Solutions Architect
As Chief Solutions Architect at New Context, Justin applies his two decades of software engineering and system administration experience to set standards for the real-world practice of Lean Security. With experience being responsible for applications in large companies such as Wells Fargo, as well as small ones like Podomatic, Justin has an intuitive grasp of the challenges faced in growing and transforming organizations, both technologically and otherwise.
Nathan Shimek
Nathan ShimekVP of Client Solutions
Nathan serves as VP of Client Solutions for New Context. He has over 13 years of experience leading high performing operations and development organizations for companies like LifeLock and Saba Software.
Lisa GarlandCFO
Over 18 years experience supporting high growth companies and over 10 years in private equity and investment banking. Previously with Morgan Stanley, Wal Mart, HIG Capital, and consulted to Levi Strauss, Intrans.
Herb KelseyCTO
C-Suite technologist with 20+ years experience; architect of global scale IT systems for commercial customers and governments at all classification levels. Chief Architect at NSA and CTO, Cyber Security IBM.