Currently on leave from his position as professor of computer science at UC Santa Barbara, Dr. Christopher Kruegel is co-founder and chief scientist at Lastline. He previously served on the faculty of the Technical University Vienna. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in top computer security conferences, and has been the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, MIT Technology Review TR35 Award for young innovators and the IBM Faculty Award. Christopher was Program Committee Chair of Usenix LEET in 2011, RAID in 2007 and WORM in 2007. He also advised the European Commission on defenses to mitigate future threats against the Internet and Europe's cyber-infrastructure. He has spoken at many conferences including the RSA Conference 2015, Black Hat 2014, and the Emerging Technology Conference at MIT in 2010.