Ade Taylor

Company: Palo Alto Networks

Job Title: Technical Director

Ade Taylor

Ade has worked in a range of technical, management and strategy roles across multiple industries in public and private sector as both a customer and supplier of technology. More than half of Ade’s 25 year career has been in specialist security roles and has spanned the early days of mainframe and network security, through the proliferation of personal computing and the widespread adoption of the internet as a business tool, giving him a unique perspective on the huge challenges of securing today’s mobile and “app” driven economy, together with the morphing of hacking from an intellectual pastime to a globally organised criminal endeavour via the mischief making of the early 90s, all in the context of the original dot.com boom, to the mature environment of today’s online world