Chris Valasek is security lead for Uber ATC. Mr. Valasek was one of the first researchers to publicly discuss automotive security issues in detail. He released code, data, and tools that allowed vehicles to be physically controlled through the vehicle's CAN bus. Valasek specializes in offensive research methodologies with a focus on reverse engineering and exploitation. He is also the Chairman of SummerCon, the United States' longest standing hacker conference.