Marc Kaplan is the VP of Security Architecture and Services at Tempered Networks where he is responsible for defining and designing best practices reference architectures that function across operational and information technologies. He has deep security and networking knowledge from hands-on experience in working with clients ranging from fortune 500 companies to federal agencies. Kaplan’s most recent role was Co-founder and CEO of Gomazu. Previously, he was the Sr. Director Worldwide Security Field Systems Engineering at F5 Networks, where he was instrumental to the company’s security business growth as a compliment to the core application delivery focus. Prior to F5, Kaplan was a technical lead at Nokia Security Products and held various leadership positions in product management and field systems engineering.