Ryan Berg, Senior Architect Security Research, IBM.
Ryan Berg was a Co-Founder and Chief Scientist for Ounce Labs prior to its' acquisition by IBM in 2009. In addition to advancing the state of the art in application security technologies, Ryan is also a popular speaker, instructor, and author, in the fields of security, risk management, and secure development processes. He holds patents and has patents pending in multi-language security assessment, kernel-level security, intermediary security assessment language, and secure remote communication protocols. Prior to Ounce, Ryan co-founded Qiave Technologies, a pioneer in kernel-level security, which later sold to WatchGuard Technologies in October of 2000. In the late 1990’s, Ryan also designed and developed the infrastructure for GTE Internetworking/Genuity’s appliance-based managed firewall and security services.