Tim Brown is currently the vice president of security and CISO for SolarWinds, overseeing internal IT security, product security, and security strategy. As a former Dell Fellow and CTO, Tim deeply understands the challenges and aspirations of the person responsible for driving digital innovation and change. Tim has over 25 years of experience developing and implementing security technology. Nationally, his trusted advisor status has taken him from meeting with members of Congress and the Senate to the Situation Room in the White House. Tim has also presented on current security topics before a wide number of audiences at a range of events. He is an avid inventor and holds 18 issued patents on security-related topics.