John Atkinson

Vice President, Partnerships

John Atkinson is a senior business leader with extensive experience in strategy, sales and operations. As Vice President of Partnerships, John is responsible for making sure that WhiteHat Security customers can leverage the top security and technology partners in the industry to ensure the successful operationalization of Application Security Testing in their business. John comes to WhiteHat Security from Sumo Logic, where he was responsible for Technical Alliances and Partner Sales – growing the partner contribution to the business from 5% to over 30%. John has a diverse professional background which includes stints at startup companies, growth companies, large publicly traded companies and government. These companies include NextCard, Amgen, Motorola, BMC Software and the US House of Representatives.


Fun facts

 What’s your favorite professional book?

Drive by Daniel Pink


Name your favorite thing about your job.

Giving our partners and their customers access to the best Application Security Testing solution on the market.


What inspires you? 

Making sure that my friends and family can safely navigate our digital world.