Ari Takanen is founder and CTO of Codenomicon. Since 1998, Ari has focused on information security issues in next-generation networks and security critical environments. He began at Oulu University Secure Programming Group (OUSPG) as a contributing member to PROTOS research that studied information security and reliability errors in WAP, SNMP, LDAP, and VoIP implementations. Ari and his company, Codenomicon Ltd. provide and commercialize automated tools using a systematic approach to test a multitude of interfaces on mission-critical software, VoIP platforms, Internet-routing infrastructure, and 3G devices. Codenomicon and the University of Oulu aim to ensure new technologies are accepted by the general public, by providing means of measuring and ensuring quality in networked software. Ari has been speaking at numerous security and testing conferences on four continents and has been invited to speak at leading universities and international corporations.