Chris Wysopal is Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer at Veracode, which he co-founded in 2006. He oversees technology strategy and information security. Prior to
Veracode, Chris was vice president of research and development at security consultancy @stake, which was acquired by Symantec. In the 1990’s, Chris was one of the original vulnerability researchers at The L0pht, ahacker think tank, where he was one of the first to publicize the risks of insecure software. He is the author of The Art of Software Security Testing. He has testified to the US Congress on the subjects of government security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. Chris received a BS in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.