Vowles has over 25 years of hands-on IT and product management experience creating innovative connectivity, security and compliance solutions. After spending several years in technical roles supporting European operations for key LAN/WAN vendors, he moved spent several years supporting network infrastructure sales in New York City. Later at a global ISP, he created an entire managed security and SSL VPN remote access service. He also created virtualization and cloud security offerings at RSA and VCE, while contributing to such projects as the Cloud Security Alliance Consensus Assessment Initiative. Vowles then directed the content for a series of international Cyber Fraud and Cyber Attack summits before moving to IBM as part of the Next Generation Endpoint Protection marketing team.