Executive Profile: Mercedes Westcott, Cloudera Public Sector VP

westscott_mercedes_smallMercedes Westcott serves as vice president of public sector at Cloudera and also is a member of the federal advisory board at Threatstream.

Prior to Cloudera, Westcott was vice president of public sector at Delphix.

Westcott is also a former vice president at HP Enterprise Security Software, which she joined through HP’s acquisition of ArcSight, where she was director of national security programs for five years prior to a public sector VP role.

She also worked on national security programs at Microsoft for two years and spent seven years in sales roles at Sybase for the commercial and public sectors.

Westcott holds a bachelor's degree from Boston College.

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