Brent R. Wahl

Senior Vice President, Operations

As SVP of Operations for Whitehat Security, Brent Wahl is responsible for Business, Sales, and Threat Research Center (TRC) Operations and Information Security/Audit.

Before joining WhiteHat, Wahl was the Chief Operating Officer of Inspired eLearning, a Cyber Security Awareness and Compliance eLearning provider. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years with Cisco, most recently as the Head of Operations for the Service Provider Video business focused on strategy, enablement and operations. Other leadership roles at Cisco included Head of Operations for the Video & Collaboration Group, and co-founding and leading “Cisco International” operationalizing new emerging market legal entities, where Brent gained extensive business development experience in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Russia. Earlier in his career, Brent founded two start-up companies, and held management positions with Ingram Micro, The Koll Company, and William Lyon Company.

Brent has an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BS from San Diego State University.  He is also an Advisory Board Member with the Silicon Valley Executive Network.



Fun facts

 What’s your favorite quote?

“Don’t settle for status quo and never give up.”…words from my father

What inspires you?

The thrill of competing and winning…


Name your favorite thing about your job.

Different business and technology challenges everyday that enable my team and I to make a positive impact on our employees and customers in the pursuit of a safe digital life.