VP of Strategy and Product Design, IBM Security
Kevin Skapinetz is Vice President of Strategy and Product Design for IBM Security. He’s responsible for the overall strategic direction for IBM’s portfolio of products and services to protect customers from cyberthreats. Kevin recently led worldwide product marketing and over the last five years has been instrumental in building the IBM Security business unit into one of the largest security companies in the world. A 15-year veteran of the security industry, Kevin joined IBM from ISS (acquired by IBM in 2006), where he held multiple leadership positions in product management and engineering. He led product management for X-Force – one of the most respected commercial research organizations – and was chief strategist in the Office of the CTO, where he built the company's roadmap for securing emerging technologies, including virtualization and cloud computing.