CISO, Internet IdentityAs Chief Information Security Officer, Merike Kaeo is responsible for maintaining IID’s vision and ensuring the company’s sensitive information and technologies are protected. Prior to joining IID Merike founded Double Shot Security, which provided strategic and operational guidance to secure Fortune 100 companies. She led the first security initiative for Cisco Systems in the mid 1990s and authored the first Cisco book on security—translated into more than eight languages and leveraged for prominent security accreditation programs such as CISSP. She is on ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Council (SSAC) and the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). Merike earned a MSEE from George Washington University and a BSEE from Rutgers University.