Tim Brown is a Dell Fellow and Executive Director for Security in the Dell Software Group. His responsibility spans Dells security, software, cloud portfolio and the integration of these solutions across Dell. With more than 20 years of information security expertise, Tim has driven development in many areas of security including identity and access management, security compliance, threat research, vulnerability management, encryption, managed security services and cloud security. Prior to joining Dell Software Tim was the CTO for CSID a cloud company focused on identity protection, SVP Chief Architect and Distinguished Engineer for security at CA Technologies, and spent 12 years as the director of architecture and strategy at Symantec. He is a frequent speaker on the evolution of security and cloud computing and has provided expert testimony to U.S. Congressional hearings focused on “Cyber Security R&D.” and Cyber Security in the cloud. He has been on the board of the Open Identity Exchange and a member of the Trans Global Secure Collaboration Program driving advancements in identity frameworks and working with the US government on security initiatives. He is also a member of the Advisory board for Clemson University, works with a number of universities on research and holds 20+ patents on security related topics.