Vice President and Chief Architect, Cisco Security Business GroupMartin Roesch is Vice President and Chief Architect for Cisco’s Security Business Group. Roesch is responsible for shaping the technology strategy and design of the company’s security portfolio, and oversees threat research, including the Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group. 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’s most recent awards for innovation and vision are as one of the Top 25 Disrupters of 2013 by CRN Magazine and one of eWeek's Top 100 Most Influential People in IT.