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Matt Tesauro

DefectDojo Inc
CTO and Founder

Matt Tesauro is a DevSecOps and AppSec guru who specializes in creating security programs, leveraging automation to maximize team velocity and training emerging and senior security professionals. When not writing automation code in Go, Matt is pushing for DevSecOps everywhere via his involvement in open-source projects, presentations, trainings and new technology innovation. 

As a versatile engineer, Matt’s background spans software development (primarily web development), Linux system administration, penetration testing and application / cloud security. He thrives on tackling industry defining technical problems.

Currently, as a Founder and CTO at DefectDojo Inc, Matt is making an already great vulnerability management platform even better. Matt is also on the OWASP Global Board of Directors helping to progress open source AppSec. Previously, he delved deep into API Security at Noname Security and rolled out AppSec automation at USAA. Early in his career, Matt served as Director of Community and Operations at the OWASP Foundation, Senior AppSec Engineer at Duo Security, Senior Software Security Engineer at Pearson and Senior Product Security Engineer at Rackspace. 

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, October 31

1:15pm EDT