Chris Hockings is the CTO for IBM Security Australia and New Zealand. He is responsible for representing the IBM global security strategy to the market and for providing thought leadership to the IBM Security Australia Research and Development facility. Chris is an expert in leading strategic customer solutions for Security and enjoys helping clients work through transformation digital programs with security as front of mind. Chris is an IBM Master Inventor, a title that reflects a sustained contribution to IBM’s patent portfolio. Chris is CISSP certified.