4 - 6 April, 2018 - Austin, TX
Joe Jarzombek is Director for Government, Aerospace & Defense Programs in Synopsys, Inc., the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. He guides efforts to focus Synopsys’ global leadership in electronic design automation (EDA), semiconductor IP, and software security and quality solutions in addressing technology challenges of the public sector and aerospace and defense communities. He participates in relevant consortia, public-private collaboration groups, standards groups, and academic R&D projects to assist in accelerating technology adoption.
Previously, Joe served as Global Manager for Software Supply Chain Solutions in the Software Integrity Group at Synopsys. In that role he led efforts to enhance capabilities to mitigate software supply chain risks via testing technologies and services that integrate within acquisition and development processes; enabling detection, reporting, and remediation of defects and security vulnerabilities to gain assurance and visibility within the software supply chain.
Jarzombek has more than 30 years focused on software security, safety and quality in embedded and networked systems. He has participated in industry consortia such as ITI, SAFECode and CISQ; test and certification organizations such as Underwriters Labs’ Cybersecurity Assurance Program, standards bodies, and government agencies to address software assurance and supply chain challenges.
Prior to joining Synopsys, Jarzombek served in the government public sector; collaborating with industry, federal agencies, and international allies in addressing cybersecurity challenges. He served as the Director for Software & Supply Chain Assurance in the US Department of Homeland Security Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, and he served in the US Department of Defense as the Deputy Director for Information Assurance in the Office of the CIO and the Director for Software Intensive Systems in the Office of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
Jarzombek is a retired Lt Colonel in US Air Force and a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP). He received an MS in Computer Information Systems from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a BA in Computer Science and BBA in Data Processing and Analysis from the University of Texas – Austin.