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As Chief Technology Officer, Raimund is responsible for introducing new methods to detect and eradicate threats, and manages a team of developers and researchers around the globe who create Trend Micro’s new core technology components.
Raimund has held several executive management positions within Trend Micro including General Manager for Trend Micro’s Incubation Business, President of European Operations; European Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and Managing Director.
Rik Ferguson brings more than seventeen years of security technology experience to his role as Global VP Security Research at Trend Micro. In this position, Rik is actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. He also researches the wider implications of new developments in the Information Technology arena and their impact on security both for consumers and in the enterprise, contributing to product development and marketing plans.
Rik writes the CounterMeasures blog and is the lead spokesperson for Trend Micro. He is often interviewed by the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Channel 4, Sky News and Al-Jazeera and quoted by national newspapers and trade publications throughout the world. Rik also makes a regular appearance as a presenter at global industry events. Remaining actively engaged in customer projects, Rik tries to ensure his views and areas of research reflect the security concerns as experienced by enterprises and individuals as they come to grips with new technologies. In April 2011 Rik was formally inducted into the InfoSecurity Hall of Fame.
Prior to assuming his current role, Rik served as Solutions Architect at Trend Micro. Previously, he served as Security Infrastructure Specialist at EDS where he led the security design work for government projects related to justice and law enforcement and as Senior Product Engineer at McAfee focused on network security, intrusion prevention, encryption and content filtering.
Rik Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wales and is a Certified Ethical Hacker and CISSP-ISSAP in good standing.
Simon Young joined Trend Micro in 2009 as a result of the acquisition of Third Brigade and has played an integral role driving Trend Micro’s growth in Data Centre Security to achieve global market leadership in Virtualisation Security, as well as being responsible for strategic business partnerships across EMEA.
Young is a frequent speaker at conferences and forums around the world. He holds a BSc in Computer Science began his career in Management Consultancy and boasts 30 years experience in the IT industry.