Bill Yue Chen is a seasoned security executive and technologist with 20+ years experiences in the security industry. He currently serves the role of Sr. Director/Chief Security Architect at VISA leading major initiatives across cloud security, application security, data protection, IAM and risk management areas. He is an experienced start up advisor with proven records helping small security companies grow to success. Before joining VISA, he pioneered security initiatives at Cisco, Microsoft and Infosec holding different technical and leadership roles. He is a well sought-after speaker at different major security events such as RSA and has served as program committee member and chair for multiple international security conferences. He defended his Ph.D. in secure software engineering at University of Southern California in 2007. He has 10+ publications and patents in cybersecurity. In life, he is a proud daddy of twins Eva and Leo.  He plays guitar and enjoys outdoors.