Steel Root, a leading cybersecurity services firm specializing in regulatory compliance, announces the hiring of Mike Nestor as managing partner. Nestor comes to Steel Root from Recorded Future, where he was a leader on the strategic accounts team and a top performer in contract expansion. Mike’s roles in his new position will include developing scalable customer acquisition models, enhancing the client experience, and establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships.
“Steel Root is committed to strengthening our leadership role in cybersecurity and compliance services,” said managing partner, Ryan Heidorn. “At Recorded Future, Mike worked with cybersecurity leaders to measure the impact of intelligence driven security and assist in deploying this function horizontally to reduce risk and maximize operational resources. We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the Steel Root team, where his experience will further enhance our ability to meet the growing demand for cybersecurity services.” Said Nestor, “Steel Root separates itself by keeping a laser focus on cybersecurity with a deep emphasis on compliance. I am excited for this extraordinary opportunity to identify and fulfill our clients’ exact needs so they can focus on developing and maintaining their business objectives.”
Before working at Recorded Future, Nestor developed and led the healthcare vertical for Unidesk Corporation. Healthcare became the highest performing vertical for Unidesk in both average deal size and revenue generated up until the company’s acquisition by Citrix in 2017. Mike is a graduate of St. Michael’s College, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Finance.
About Steel Root
Steel Root is the first IT services company in the Boston area to focus exclusively on cybersecurity and compliance. Steel Root is a leader in the government contracts market, helping federal and defense contractors meet cybersecurity and compliance requirements under FAR, DFARS, and ITAR. The company has posted triple-digit revenue growth every year since its inception in 2015 and is 100% self-funded.