Adam Lipson

President + CEO

Adam Lipson is the co-founder, President and CEO of Network + Security Technologies (NST), where he is responsible for defining and implementing a strategy for company growth. Mr. Lipson believes that the core to NST’s success is delighting customers by finding practical solutions to difficult problems.

Mr. Lipson brings more than 30 years of field-proven experience building businesses that help clients reduce their enterprise-wide IT security risk.

Prior to starting NST, Mr. Lipson served as the Vice President and General Manager of Verizon’s Global Professional Services organization (formerly GTE). At Verizon, he built a high-growth, world-class consulting organization from the ground up. Mr. Lipson assisted numerous global enterprise customers in the development of new security and network strategies, architecture and design of secure e-commerce infrastructures, and the eventual implementation of the recommended capabilities.

Preceding his work at Verizon, Mr. Lipson was the EVP for Client Services at Vigilinx, where he assisted Fortune clients in the identification and evaluation of security risks while improving their overall security posture. By providing practical solutions to complex problems, Mr. Lipson was responsible for the growth of Vigilinx’s Professional Services business revenue by more than 50% each quarter.

Earlier in Career

Prior to Vigilinx, Mr. Lipson also worked at Digital Equipment Corp (DEC), where he directed network consulting services for both the Mid-Atlantic states and the United States Government (worldwide). While at DEC, Mr. Lipson was responsible for the build-out of their most profitable global consulting business.

Before joining DEC, Mr. Lipson held various positions within AT&T in the United States. Mr. Lipson’s previous appointments include CEO of the Campus Computer Corporation as well as performing network consulting for a variety of Fortune 500 companies.


Mr. Lipson is an honors graduate of the State University of New York at Albany.