Denis Kennelly is VP of Development for IBM Security Systems. Denis has 25 years experience in both the IT and Telecommunications industries. During this time, Denis has helped define and develop security, network and service management products in a number of different industry segments. Denis joined IBM through the acquisition of Vallent Technologies which specialized in Cellular Network Service Assurance software and was acquired by IBM in February 2007. Denis has a master’s with distinction in computer science from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and a first class honors bachelor of engineering for electronics from University of Limerick, Ireland.