Lisha Hannafin

Lisha Hannafin has more than 15 years of experience in sales, sales management, channel and business development. She is Director of Sales for BLStream, a Finnish design and development company that creates applications for the the web, cloud and mobile market and serves major mobile device manufacturers and some of the largest software companies. Lisha specializes in helping foreign companies penetrate the U.S. market from product and sales strategy, product adaptation, early sales and building distribution, all the way to large deals and strategic partnerships. Lisha has extensive experience in the security market: Prior to BLStream, she was Director of Business Development at Kaspersky, where she was responsible for the company’s OEM business worldwide, including partnerships with BlueCoat, Juniper Networks, and Sonicwall. she also held senior sales and business positions with Finjan (now Trustwave), Aladdin (now Safenet) and McAfee (now Intel). Hannafin started her career as an engineer at Morgan Stanley. She earned a BsC from St. John’s University in New York and entrepreneurship studies at Stanford.