Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Arbor NetworksRob Malan brings over 10 years of research experience in computer networking & security to Arbor Networks. Malan’s thesis work at the University of Michigan formed the basis for Arbor Networks' technology; he is the author of the company's patents. He has successfully transitioned technology from research prototype to product during his tenure in industry, which includes work at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Laboratory and Hewlett-Packard. He began his networking career working as a researcher on the Mach operating system project at Carnegie Mellon. He has authored 18 papers published in top-tier computer security and networking journals and conference proceedings. He holds a Ph.D. and MSE in Computer Science from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.