Wayne Huang is VP Engineering at Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) and co-founder and CEO to Armorize Technologies, Inc. Wayne is also an angel investor. He bootstrapped and ran two of Asia’s largest security conferences OWASP Asia 2008, 2009, and Syscan Taipei 2008, 2009. With over 15 years of experience in enterprise security, He has led teams to design and develop products that address a spectrum of enterprise security needs, including Web application security, source code analysis, vulnerability assessment, web malware detection, anti-malvertising, malware forensics, advanced threats detection, and threat intelligence analytics.
Wayne is a frequent speaker at security conferences including BlackHat (10), DEFCON (10), RSA (07, 10), SyScan (08, 09), OWASP (08, 09), Hacks in Taiwan (06, 07), WWW (03, 04), PHP (07) and DSN (04). His research has received worldwide media coverage, including for example Reuters, IDG, USA Today, Wired, BBC News, Dark Reading, The Register, The Hacker News, SC Magazine, eWeek, Threat Post, and Krebs on Security. Wayne is the first author to achieve consecutive best paper nominations at the prestigious World Wide Web (WWW) Conferences (2003, 2004), and has co-authored the Web Application Security chapter of "Computer Security in the 21st Century" (Springer US, 2005).
Wayne is an active angel investor; his current portfolio includes: Niceday, 17Fit, Trigger, and Installments.
Wayne received his PhD in Electrical Engineering (CS group) from National Taiwan University, and his BS and MS in Computer Science from National Chiao-Tung University.