Maxine Holt

Maxine Holt

Senior Director, Content - Cybersecurity, Omdia
United Kingdom
Maxine Holt leads the Omdia cybersecurity research group and is the lead architect of the Omdia Cybersecurity Ecosystem. Her team delivers a comprehensive cybersecurity research program to support vendor, service provider, and enterprise clients. Maxine also leads the Omdia Analyst Summit at the high-profile Black Hat series of events. Maxine has spent her entire career as an IT and security professional and has been at Omdia since 2018, following a spell at the Information Security Forum (ISF), developing thought-leading security research for ISF Members. Prior to the ISF, Maxine spent 15 years in research at Ovum, having started her career as a software developer in the financial services industry and working in consulting for the financial services and internet sectors. Maxine was named the IIAR Industry Analyst of the Year, EMEA, 2023 and is a regular speaker at events, also contributing thought-leading content to high-profile publications in cybersecurity.