Dan Reis has been working in high-tech for Silicon Valley companies 20+ years. His first position was in Product Management for language, operating system and networking software. After spending 10 years at the systems level, he moved into security 12 years ago with Nokia Internet Security as their Director of Product Marketing. During the last 12 years, Mr. Reis helped define the security appliance model within Nokia that utilized CheckPoint Technologies and other Nokia software partners. In addition, Mr. Reis was involved with the definition of product in areas such as URL filtering, anti-spam, virtualization and cloud security. Today, as Director of Product Marketing at Trend Micro, he is part of a team of security technologists who are driving the enablement of data, cloud and virtualization security solutions that effectively monitor, identify, and block threats globally. Mr. Reis presents at industry and vertical trade shows, forums and customer venues as a thought leader on the needs for core data protection within the entire spectrum of today’s modern computing environment. Additionally, Mr. Reis is currently working on an MS in Information Systems focusing on Security at the University of San Francisco in order to continually improve his knowledge in the constantly changing world of information technology.