Lead X-Force Security Architect, IBMWith over sixteen years of experience and a passion for creating innovation and solving the tough challenges, Michael Hamelin works in the CTO Office of IBM Security Systems as the X-Force Security Architect. Hamelin works across the security portfolio of IBM focusing on security content and research. His work has resulted in several technology patents. He has been seen at many security conferences competing in capture the flag contests. He helped start Kenshoto who built and ran CTFs at Defcon and other conferences around the world. A passionate security evangelist and speaker in the security industry for ten years he has spoken at events worldwide. He holds degrees from Norwich University in Chemistry and Physics and attended Texas A&M for his Graduate work in Nuclear Chemistry.