Etienne is one of the early pioneers of the information security industry. He has spent over 20 years promoting the innovative use of technology and services to solve complex customer issues: founding, growing and successfully exiting a number of information security businesses. He has a particular interest in mathematics, machine learning and programming. Happily these are all factors that are becoming important in securing modern enterprises. He is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa with a BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering. He is a regular speaker at major conferences including AppSecEurope.