Tony Arous is the Head of Application Security at Autodesk. He is responsible for overseeing the security of the company’s application development, including the strategy and execution of its security program for over 3,000 engineers. The business is successfully transitioning its product portfolio to a cloud-based model with security at its core. Prior to joining Autodesk, he spent over 10 years at Dell EMC (formerly EMC Corporation) where he most recently led Product Security Engineering and provided technical engineering security services. Arous is a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP). He also has an MBA degree from Northeastern University and an M.S. degree in computer engineering from Tufts University.