About Us 2017-10-13T19:47:15+00:00


Our mission is to use Lean Security to automate the orchestration, governance and protection 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.
Lisa Garland
Lisa GarlandCFO
Lisa Garland serves as CFO at New Context. She brings over 18 years of experience supporting high growth companies, with over 10 years working in private equity and investment banking. Lisa previously worked with Morgan Stanley, Wal Mart, HIG Capital, and consulted to Levi Strauss, Intrans.
Herb Kelsey
Herb KelseyCTO
Herb Kelsey is the Chief Technology Officer at New Context. He is a C-Suite technologist with 20+ years of experience and is an architect of global scale IT systems for commercial customers and governments at all classification levels. Herb previously held a Chief Architect position within a US federal agency and was the CTO of Cybersecurity at IBM.
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.
Jeff Campbell
Jeff CampbellVP Operations
Jeff Campbell serves as Vice President of Operations for New Context. He brings 25 years of experience in financial operations and management in IT, consulting services, and software. Throughout his career, he has built and lead teams to provide agile responsiveness supported by internal controls and data integrity. Jeff is a licensed CPA with the state of California.
Azadeh Ghiasvand
Azadeh GhiasvandVP of Engineering
Azadeh Ghiasvand serves as the VP of Engineering at New Context. She brings over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, program management, quality assurance, engineering operations and professional services. She previously worked for IBM and MobileIron.
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.
Justin Dossey
Justin DosseyChief Solutions Architect
Justin Dossey is the Chief Solutions Architect at New Context. He brings two decades of software engineering and system administration experience to set standards for the real-world practice of Lean Security. His experience managing applications in large companies like Wells Fargo and smaller companies like Podomatic provides him with an intuitive grasp of the challenges faced in growing and transforming organizations.