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Lee Hills

Executive Vice President

Lee is an Executive Vice President within Technology in New York, specializing in Cybersecurity.

Lee Hills manages GQR’s Cyber Security Executive Search business. His practice collaborates with influential, high-profile technology, finance, fin-tech, crypto, Web3, Healthcare, Health-tech, and Defense organizations. He specializes across the Cloud Security, Application/ Product Security, DevSecOps & Security Automation (detection engineering, SecOps) markets, primarily in the realms of security engineering and architecture.

Harnessing his deep and expansive network across North America, Lee has a proven track record of building elite security teams for a plethora of businesses.


Key Projects

  • Built a 12-person Cyber Security team in four months for a global hospitality organization (Security Assurance, Incident Response, Threat & Vulnerability Management, SOC Engineering)
  • Built an 8-person DevSecOps consulting team in eight weeks (Security Automation, CloudFormation, Cloud Security Architecture, etc.)
  • Built a five-person Security Architecture team in six weeks for a Global Consulting house (Cloud, Application, Digital and Network focus)
  • Built a ten-person Cloud/Application and Product Security team for a $150M dollar funded CASB product (Security Analytics/ Kubernetes/Docker/Automation/AWS, GCPand Azure focus)



“Lee has been an incredibly valuable partner in helping us fill our cybersecurity talent pipeline. He is one of few recruiters capable of not only understanding our security hiring needs, but actually delivering the results as well. If you’re struggling to hire security talent and looking for support, Lee should be your first and last stop.” – Senior Technical Recruiter at a leading cloud software company


Lee is renowned for his industry knowledge across multiple verticals within Cyber Security. Due to his strong database of passive talent, he has the ability to fill business-critical roles while keeping his client’s businesses moving forward at all times.

Lee was a former professional footballer in the UK for 7+ years, he is now a keen sportsman, enjoying Crossfit and triathlons, he is also family man, enjoying his weekend’s with his three young children.


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