Dennis Cox co-founded BreakingPoint in 2005 and served as its Chief Technology Officer until the acquisition by Ixia in August 2012. Cox’s vision and leadership contributed to making BreakingPoint a leading security validation solution provider. At Ixia, Cox is responsible for product development, product management and product marketing. Previously, he was one of the founders and the Director of Engineering at TippingPoint. Responsible for product direction at TippingPoint, Cox created innovations in intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and saw the company through its acquisition by 3Com in 2005.