Brendan Hannigan is General Manager of the IBM Security Systems Division in the IBM Software Group; he brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his role. Mr. Hannigan was previously the president and CEO of Q1 Labs, the acquisition of which catalyzed the creation of the Security Systems Division. This division brings together many capabilities across IBM to respond to the market need for sophisticated, comprehensive and integrated approaches to enterprise security. Mr. Hannigan held number of executive positions at Q1 Labs before becoming CEO in 2011. He has a Computer Science degree with honors from University College in Dublin, Ireland.