Chief Technology Officer, Fortify Products, HPJacob West is CTO, Fortify Products for HP Enterprise Security. West is a world-recognized expert on software security and brings a deep understanding of technologies used to build software together with knowledge about how real-world systems fail. In 2007, he co-authored the book “Secure Programming with Static Analysis” with Fortify founder Brian Chess. The book remains the only comprehensive guide to static analysis for security and shows developers how it can be used to avoid the most dangerous vulnerabilities in code. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, including RSA Conference, Black Hat, Defcon and OWASP among others. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, he holds dual-degrees in Computer Science and French and resides in San Francisco, California.