Dr. Sridhar Muppidi is an IBM Fellow and Chief Technology Officer in IBM Security Systems. He leads the technical strategy, architecture and Research for IBM Security, focused on Digital Identity & Fraud Protection, Identity & Access Management, Application & Data, Mobile & Cloud Security. He is a technical leader with 20 years’ experience in security, software product development and security solutions architecture for several industry verticals. His current responsibilities also include providing secure security solutions to enterprises, leading work groups in security & privacy and representing IBM in open standards activities. He is an IBM Master inventor with number of patents and publications.