Our mission is to use Lean Security to automate the orchestration, governance and protection of critical infrastructure.


Keeping the connected world safe.

About New Context

Founded in 2013, New Context is an innovator in the security of data for highly regulated industries including energy, telecommunications, finance and government. We help our customers around the globe prepare for security orchestration, building critical infrastructure that works with emerging tech. We’re passionate about protecting the organizations, communities, and families living together in our connected world, and you’ll see that commitment in everything we do.


Daniel Riedel
Daniel RiedelChief Executive Officer
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.
Patrick Duggan
Patrick DugganChief of Staff
Patrick Duggan is a retired Special Forces (Green Beret) Colonel and a former Director for Cybersecurity in the National Security Council, The White House. He is a seasoned executive and brings deep experience and insights on leading change and scaling innovation; helping to drive New Context’s products and services development in securing data for critical infrastructure.
Justin Dossey
Justin DosseyVice President of Engineering
Justin Dossey serves as Vice President of Engineering 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.
Herb Kelsey
Herb KelseyChief Technology Officer
Herb Kelsey serves as 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.
Nathan Shimek
Nathan ShimekVice President of Client Solutions
Nathan serves as Vice President of Client Solutions at New Context. He has over 13 years of experience leading high performing operations and development organizations for companies like LifeLock and Saba Software.
Andrew Storms
Andrew StormsVice President of Product
Andrew Storms is the VP, Product of New Context, an innovator in data security for highly regulated industries. Andrew has over 20 years in IT security, developing products and solutions for utilities, the enterprise and government. He’s a project lead for CES-21, a research initiative around automated cybersecurity threat detection and response within electrical utility operational networks, and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP.) Andrew is a graduate of the FBI Citizens’ Academy, a member of Infragard, and a member of the Open Standards Technical Committee for STIX,TAXII and OpenC2. His past roles include Senior Director of DevOps at CloudPassage and Director of Information, Technology & Security at nCircle.
Jeff Campbell
Jeff CampbellVice President of Finance and Accounting
Jeff Campbell serves as Vice President of Finance and Accounting at 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 led teams to provide agile responsiveness supported by internal controls and data integrity. Jeff is a licensed CPA with the state of California.