Vice President Security Engineering, GoogleGerhard Eschelbeck is Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering at Google, where he leads the teams that ensure data and systems security, as well as user privacy. Eschelbeck has a passion for championing new technologies and is a trusted advisor to a number of early stage start-up companies. He published the “Laws of Vulnerabilities” and is one of the inventors of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). He holds numerous patents in the field of managed network security. Prior to joining Google, Eschelbeck was CTO and Senior Vice President at Sophos and Qualys, and served in senior product and technology roles at companies including Network Associates and McAfee. Eschelbeck has a Ph.D. in computer science from University Linz, Austria.