Marc Schneider has over 20 years of experience in network engineering and cybersecurity in both the public and private sector. In 2001, as a consultant to the research arm of personal digital assistant (PDA) and cell phone manufacturer Palm Inc., Marc pioneered what would later grow to become the Internet of Things (IoT), prototyping a home automation system which could be controlled from a cell phone or PDA. Other work includes efficient implementation of cryptography algorithms on power constrained embedded devices, and research on secure telemedicine protocols. Marc is a co-inventor on several patents in the areas of automated analysis of network and application data, and network packet capture. Marc is currently a Principal Cybersecurity Engineer for The MITRE Corporation. Marc operates an Internet of Things research laboratory, and is the principal investigator on a research project studying cybersecurity challenges emerging from complex IoT systems of systems. In addition to this role, he supports projects on Smart Homes, Smart Cities, and Secure Voting Systems. Marc holds a Bachelor of Science from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Science from Columbia University, both in Electrical Engineering.