Jack Danahy is the Director for Advanced Security within the Security Systems Division of IBM. Jack has been the original founder and CEO of two successful technology companies; Qiave Technologies, sold to Watchguard Technologies in 2000, and Ounce Labs, sold to IBM in July of 2009. A national speaker and writer on computer network and data security, Jack is also a holder of patents in a variety of security technologies. He is a contributor to industry and national security groups in the areas of data privacy, cybersecurity, cyberthreats, critical infrastructure protection, and has contributed to legislation on cybersecurity in both the US House and Senate. Jack has served on the board of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Vendor Alliance, was the Vice Chair of the Vehicle Electrical System Security Committee for the Society of Automotive Engineers, and is a distinguished fellow at the Ponemon Institute.