Gerhard Eschelbeck is former Vice President Security Engineering at Google, where he lead the teams that ensure data and systems security, as well as user privacy. Gerhard has a passion for championing new technologies and is a trusted advisor to a number of early stage startup companies. He published the “Laws of Vulnerabilities” and is one of the inventors of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), and holds numerous patents in the field of managed network security.
Prior to joining Google, Gerhard was CTO and Senior Vice President at Sophos and Qualys, and served in senior product and technology roles at companies including Network Associates and McAfee. Gerhard has a Ph.D in computer science from University Linz, Austria.