Matias Madou, Ph.D. is the co-founder and CTO at Secure Code Warrior, where he is responsible for leading the company’s technology vision and overseeing its engineering team. Matias has more than 15 years’ of hands-on software security experience, including research to improve existing solutions along with scoping and developing solutions for companies including HP Fortify. Matias also previously founded a company called Sensei Security. Over his career, Matias has led multiple application security research projects, which have led to several commercial product releases. Matias holds more than 10 patents and he has written a breadth of papers based on the results of his research. These papers have led to the development of a handful of successful commercial products. When he is away from his desk, Matias has served as an instructor for advanced application security training courses, and he regularly speaks at global conferences including RSA Conference, Black Hat, DefCon, BSIMM, and OWASP AppSec. Matias holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Ghent University, where he studied application security through program obfuscation to hide the inner workings of an application.