Nathan Labadie

nlabadie at gmail dot com
Greater Detroit Area


  • Highly competitive and self-motivated.
  • Successful careers at multiple information security start-ups.
  • Extensive experience in both pre- and post-sales engagements.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation abilities.
  • Over two decades of experience in the information security space.



Sr. Sales Engineering Manager
Apr 2017 - Present

  • Built a top-notch sales engineering team covering the Eastern region of the US.
  • Consistently met and exceeded sales goals and customer expectations.
  • Developed scalable processes to support, track, and improve pre-sales.

Sr. Sales Engineer
Nov 2015 - Apr 2017

  • Supported pre-sales for Ohio Valley and additional regions as needed.
  • Contributed significantly to the pre-sales process to improve both efficiency and win ratio.
  • Adapted roles as needed for a fast and agile start-up.


Sr. Sales Engineer
Aug 2012 - Nov 2015

  • Supported pre-sales for Ohio Valley.
  • Acted as SME for the new and emerging APT detection market.
  • Conducted an extensive number of successful pre-sales engagements.

Q1 Labs

Sales Engineer Team Lead
Aug 2007 - Dec 2011

  • Involved in an extensive number of deals across multiple verticals and regions.
  • Assisted in company growth from a small start-up to the eventual IBM acquisition.
  • Acted as SME for the emerging SIEM market.

Wayne State University

Sr. Systems Security Specialist
Aug 1999 - Aug 2007

  • Positions ranging from application support to networking to information security.
  • One of the first dedicated information security specialists at Wayne State University.
  • Worked with a massive range of products depending on the requirements and environment.


Wayne State University

Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Sep 1997 - Apr 2006

  • Received the Presidential Scholarship.
  • Pivoted to full-time employment while completing my degree part-time.


2007 - Present

  • Passed exam on first attempt.
  • Member in good standing.