Washington, D.C. February 25, 2019 — Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV), the industry’s first cybersecurity-focused venture capital firm, today proudly announced Tracey Pretorius as the fourth member of their advisory board.

Tracey is currently the Director of Global Partner Business Strategy at Microsoft Corporation and is responsible for leading global efforts to ensure that customers benefit from an unrivaled partner network that delivers, amongst many things, world class security. Leveraging 15 years with Microsoft, Tracey has solidified her immense knowledge in cloud and cybersecurity strategy, incident response, and crisis communication. Partner driven and customer-obsessed, Tracey has the experience, grit, passion, and drive to aid in crisis management and provide effective cyber incident responses, helping customers and partners to secure their brand.

“I’m delighted to join the advisory board,” said Tracey Pretorius, Advisory Board Member of Strategic Cyber Ventures. “SCV has an incredibly strong group of experts with extensive industry experience. Each individual brings a unique and relevant perspective to the table.”

With over 20 years of international experience, Tracey will advise SCV and its portfolio members on strategic initiatives and global security partnership opportunities. Cybersecurity is critical to global customers and partners and the power of partnership in the industry is compelling.

An indubitable globetrotter, Tracey has divided her time working across Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. She attended the University of South Africa graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Psychology and Communications.

Hank Thomas, CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, said, “Tracey’s technology industry experience is one of a kind. She is a fantastic leader, thinks big, and never fails to have something brilliant to offer. I’m ecstatic and honored she has agreed to join our SCV board of advisors.”

About Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV)
Headquartered in Washington, D.C. and founded in January 2016 by a team of knowledgeable cyber operators, Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV) invests in cybersecurity companies that disrupt advanced cyber adversaries and are revolutionizing the cyber product marketplace. The team at SCV has deep roots in both U.S. government and commercial cybersecurity communities. SCV’s mission is to advance cybersecurity through expert investment in teams and technologies that can solve the world’s security problems. To learn more about SCV, please visit:

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