Vice President and Chief Architect, Cisco Security Business Group
Martin Roesch is Vice President and Chief Architect for Cisco Security Business Group. Roesch is responsible for shaping the technology strategy and design of the company’s security portfolio and also oversees threat research. He joined Cisco through the acquisition of Sourcefire, which he founded in 2001. A respected authority on intrusion prevention, and detection technology and forensics, Roesch is the author and lead developer of the Snort® Intrusion Prevention and Detection System (www.snort.org) that forms the foundation for next-generation IPS.
Roesch has received many awards for his innovation and vision. Most recently, he was selected as one of the Top 25 Disrupters of 2013 by CRN Magazine and one of eWeek’s Top 100 Most Influential People in IT.