Zulfikar Ramzan serves as Chief Technology Officer of RSA, responsible for leading the development of the company’s technology strategy and bringing business-driven security innovations to market. Ramzan also served as Chief Technology Officer of Elastica (acquired by Blue Coat), Chief Scientist of Sourcefire (acquired by Cisco) and Chief Scientist of Immunet (acquired by Sourcefire).
In these roles, he leveraged machine learning techniques for protecting customers against the latest threats. Ramzan previously served as the Technical Director of Symantec’s security technology and response division, where he was the Architect for the company’s reputation-based malware detection technology. He has co-authored more than 50 technical articles and two books and has more than 50 granted patents. Ramzan holds a Ph.D. from MIT.