Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Security Products, HPJacob West is chief technology officer for Enterprise Security Products at HP. In his role, West influences the security product roadmap and leads HP Security Research, which conducts research and leverages partnerships to deliver security intelligence to HP customers.
West spent the last decade developing, delivering, and monetizing security solutions beginning with academic research and as an early researcher at Fortify prior to its growth and acquisition by HP. Most recently, West served as CTO and head of research for Fortify products.
West co-authored the book, "Secure Programming with Static Analysis" with Fortify founder Brian Chess and co-authors the Building Security in Maturity Model. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, West resides in San Francisco, Ca.
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