BEN SMITH, Principle Sales Engineer and Field CTO

Ben is Field Chief Technology Officer with RSA, a Dell Technologies business. He is a trusted advisor and consultant to RSA’s global financial services customers, as well as customers in other vertical markets. With 25 years’ experience in the networking, information security and telecommunications industries, he is responsible for consulting on RSA’s strategic vision around architecture and technical roadmaps for the company’s security and risk management solutions.

Prior to joining RSA, he held senior technical positions at UUNET, Intuit, CSC, and the US Government, along with a string of technology-oriented startups. He holds a number of professional technical certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certificates, and has presented on RSA's behalf, both domestically and internationally, at cybersecurity events sponsored by Gartner, FS-ISAC, ISSA, BSides, ICI, (ISC)2, ISACA, InfraGard, HTCIA and other organizations.