Patrick Choy has been in the Cyber-Security Industry for 20 years and Information Technology for about 25 years. He graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University in 1997. Patrick started his career as an engineering consultant and then went on to do IT consulting. He is now a Leading Director at Space Systems Loral (SSL), where he manages a team of talented individuals defending customer data, as well as SSL data. He has written articles and participated in open discussions about current critical cyber issues. His past experience includes working at Sybase (before it was bought by SAP) and California State Automobile Association (CSAA) in San Francisco.