I'm Dave Wichers, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Aspect Security, a company that specializes in application security services. For OWASP, I'm the volunteer OWASP Conferences Chair, a volunteer member of the OWASP Board, and a coauthor of the OWASP Top 10.
I have over 20 years of experience in the information security field, and have focused exclusively on application security for the past 10 years. At Aspect, in addition to my COO duties, I'm Aspect's application security courseware lead, one of their chief instructors, and provide a wide variety of application security consulting services to Aspect's clients. Prior to starting Aspect, I ran the Application Security Services Group at Exodus Communications. I have a Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science, am a CISSP, and a CISM.