Ian is responsible for all revenue-generating activities including sales, sales operations, go to market strategy, marketing, and partnership development. Ian brings to the team significant experience in both security and networking services and technology.
Dix joined Bandura from CenturyLink, where he served as both vice president of field marketing and vice president of product marketing for CenturyLink’s $8 billion Business Markets division. Ian has an extensive background in driving revenue for cybersecurity and networking technology companies, having served as the Chief Marketing Officer for SafeNet, Qwest and Broadwing Communications. Ian also has significant experience in startup and growth-oriented companies, having served as the original Chief Marketing Officer of Virtela which NTT Communications bought for $500 million, and Vice President of Marketing for XLConnect which had a successful IPO and Xerox bought for $400 million.
Ian has won numerous awards for his work in both Brand and Product, including the Wall Street Journal Readers’ Award for Best Ad Campaign, Brand Age Award for Best Campaign, and the Bear Stearns High Technology Award.
Dix graduated with a B.S. in Communications from the University of Houston, Downtown, and resides in Denver, Colorado, with one of his two daughters.