Mike has more than 25 years of leadership and technology experience in security and safety-critical systems engineering. He specializes in design and development of security technologies for integrated circuits. He was founder and CTO of Elliptic Technologies, acquired by Synopsys in 2015. His previous experience includes Chrysalis-ITS (now Gemalto), Ankari (now part of HID Global), and Alcatel Transport Automation. He has been an active contributor to the Security Task Group of IEEE 802.1; was an editor of the 802.1AR Secure Device Identifier standard; was a founding member of the prpl Foundation and co-chair of its security engineering group; co-chairs the EEMBC IoT security benchmark working group; and is vice chair of the Accellera IP Security Assurance working group. He holds more than 25 US patents, has authored many security articles and whitepapers and is a frequent presenter on security at industry events around the globe. He is based in Ottawa, Canada.