We believe Security is for all
Our values guide our behavior
We aim to always do the right thing. If there is an issue, we address it directly and prescriptively.
We take accountability making commitments that bring alignment to intent and outcome.
We serve our people, customer, and communities to develop positive long-term impacts.
Our principles influence our actions
We connect our world-class expertise, capabilities, and people to deliver the highest-quality outcomes for our clients. We lead with clear priorities, smart strategy, and data-driven decisions, focusing on long-term client relationships built on trust, collaboration, and results.
We are natural innovators and life-long learners who seek to continually improve our solutions, company, and those around us. We pride ourselves on being positive, can-do, and outcome-oriented, always striving to find the best solution, take intelligent risks, and fall forward.
We have an entrepreneurial mindset and seek to positively impact all our spheres of influence — at our company, in our community, and beyond. We have a fun, engaging, team-oriented culture and support people in their long-term career growth.
We balance current execution with future planning. We meet companies where they are while also planning for future growth in maturity, capability, and scale. We prioritize listening first, advising wisely, and providing first-class customer service and satisfaction.
Kalles Group is the premier management consultancy in cybersecurity and technology transformation
We serve our people, customer, and communities to develop positive long-term impacts
We meet you where you are, with an engagement sized to your needs and a pace of change that moves in step with your organization.
We deliver common-sense customer service. We come prepared, listen before talking, and keep a clear plan. With tight communication, we avoid surprises.
You’ll see high-quality, high-impact change with a focus on velocity. We identify progress, hone the direction, and turn it into results.
We are industry experts with a passion for solving complex problems
Kalles Group is more than one individual or a select few employees. One of our superpowers lies in our deep network of consulting professionals who are uniquely suited and experienced in the needs of your organization.
This is why we maintain strong relationships across a broad community of security and technology professionals; to bring you the right skills, at the right time, for the right solution.
Founder & CEO
Derek, Kalles Group's founder, honed his expertise as a technology consultant at Accenture, aiding major enterprises. His entrepreneurial ventures led to a fusion of security, IT, and professional services, how Kalles Group began. Hailing from South Puget Sound, he's obsessed with Airstream travel trailers.
Practice Director - People & Digital
Jeanette, an ex-Bay Area resident, excels as an instructional designer and productivity expert in the PNW, enhancing customer experiences. Her passion lies in creating innovative programs. In her leisure time, Jeanette enjoys sharing cycling tales and recalling her cross-USA biking adventures.
Practice Director - Security
Dan boasts 25+ years in IT, excelling in cloud solutions, incident response, and leadership in risk management, software development, and IT operations across global enterprises and startups. A global traveler, he also enjoys reading, hiking, and delving into the dark web for lost data.
Practice Director - Risk
Heather, with 20+ years in tech and finance, has held senior roles at Worldpay, Microsoft, PwC, Oracle, and Franklin Templeton. Originally from Silicon Valley, she now resides near Phoenix, AZ, often found hiking or traveling with her husband.
Director of Business Development
With over 15 years in the tech sector, John specializes in maximizing technology investments for clients from startups to global corporations. He's known for his business and technical leadership. On Saturdays, he's a pancake chef for his kids and an eternal DIY enthusiast, continuing a home remodel started in 2017.
Practice Director - CyberTech
Glen brings over two decades of expertise in cybersecurity and privacy, spanning data center operations, software delivery, and strategic governance. His passion lies in tackling complex organizational issues and steering pivotal initiatives. Beyond work, Glen enjoys mentoring young basketball enthusiasts, fostering their growth through sports.
Practice Director - People & Digital
Dr. Jen O’Ryan, with a PhD in Human Behavior, has 25 years in leading organizational change, focusing on Inclusion, Diversity, and Representation. She's skilled in creating inclusive customer experiences and managing global teams. A lover of travel and running, Jen enjoys 80’s music, exploring new cities, and scary movies.
Director of Growth
Bryon brings 20 years of team development and program growth experience in the US, LATAM, and APAC. As a leader at Kalles Group, he values learning from global leaders and is dedicated to others' success. Off-duty, Bryon engages in DIY projects and loves mountain biking.
We're building a team of skilled, caring, and driven people who believe that everyone deserves to be secure
If that's you, we hope you'll join us!