10Jul 2018

About event

As the number of Internet of Things devices explodes, security risks increase. At the RISE event in Hong Kong, Ondrej Vlcek will address cyberthreats currently targeting smart homes, and will discuss how the technology industry can collaborate to protect people and their homes.

Speaker biography

Ondrej Vlcek is Avast’s EVP & GM, Consumer. Prior to becoming EVP & GM, Consumer and CTO, Ondrej served as Avast’s Chief Operations Officer and before that as Avast’s Chief Technical Officer, managing research and development, including the Avast Virus Lab. He joined Avast as a software developer in 1995 and was part of the team that developed the company’s first antivirus program for Windows in 2003. He holds an M.S. in Mathematics from Czech Technical University in Prague and commenced post-graduate studies in non-linear optimization at Charles University in Prague's Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.

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