STAREAST - Conference Speaker: Mike Andrews

Mike Andrews

Head of Engineering
Open Raven

Mike Andrews is the founding head of engineering at Open Raven, a brand-new VC-backed startup helping companies manage data security across their infrastructure. He has spent over 20 years working in academia, large corporations, and startups, blending knowledge as a software engineer and manager (building) and as a security practitioner (breaking). Mike led teams researching one of the first behavior-based antivirus systems, was responsible for ensuring protected itself from abuse, designed the core messaging platform for Cortana, and directed multiple site reliability teams across Azure. A frequent author and speaker, Mike’s co-authored book How to Break Web Software: Functional and Security Testing of Web Applications and Web Services was released at the 2006 RSA conference, where it was the conference’s best seller, and a Jolt awards finalist.