Steve is a Field CISO for VMware where he helps organizations envision and implement new ways of integrating security into the software development and operations lifecycle. Steve’s passion for transforming security and infrastructure/operations teams using agile/XP and SRE principles developed over two decades working in various technology roles. Most recently his focus has been on cloud-native security, helping build a cybersecurity consulting practice for Microsoft and then leading security teams for companies such as Amazon, Sonos, and CenturyLink. Prior to joining VMware, Steve was the VP and Chief Security Officer for ForgeRock. Steve also served for 29 years in the US Air Force, active-duty, guard, and reserve, with his last 15 years in cyber operations positions.