Dr. Willebeek-LeMair is the Chief Technology Office of Tipping Point. He is an expert on network systems and security, speaking frequently on the topic of security specific processors on an international basis. He spent 10 years at the T.J. Watson Research Center of IBM where he was responsible for the exploration of Intelligent Infrastructure Technologies, as well as streaming audio and video applications. Dr. Willebeek-LeMair's extensive background includes research in distributed computing, high speed networking technologies, network caching, personalization and transcoding proxies, network processors and management systems. Having received his doctorate in electrical engineering from Cornell University, he has over 10 patents and has published more than 50 articles. Prior to 3Com, he was chief technology officer for TippingPoint, the leader and pioneer in intrusion prevention systems.