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Dr. John DiLeo

Solution Architect

Dr. John DiLeo is the Auckland-area leader of the OWASP New Zealand Chapter and, for his day job, is a lead Solution Architect at IriusRisk, covering the Asia/Pacific region. Before joining IriusRisk, John led the Application Security Services team at Datacom, providing support and guidance to clients in launching, managing, and maturing their enterprise software assurance programs.

Before turning to full-time roles in security, John was active as a Java enterprise architect and Web application developer. In earlier lives, John has been a full-time professor, and had specialised in developing discrete-event simulations of large distributed systems.

John is on the core team for the OWASP Software Assurance Maturity Model (SAMM) Project, leads the OWASP State of AppSec Survey Project, and is a member of the OWASP Education and Training Committee.