Derek is a Security Architect at Cloudflare and has over 15 years of experience in designing security frameworks at scale. He is part of the infrastructure security team at Cloudflare, focused on research and development within infrastructure security. Derek has presented before at multiple summits:
- Openstack Austin Summit on Self-Healing Control Plane with Kubernetes
- Blockchain West Summit on Deep Inspection of Big Data on the Blockchain
- Google NEXT on Migrating DDOS Defenses to Google Cloud
- Linux Security Summit 2020 on Encrypting Memory At Scale
He currently holds multiple patents in the fields of security, key management, and blockchain security.