Raffael Marty "Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present." - Bill Keane

Raffael Marty is one of the world's most recognized authorities on security data analytics and visualization. Raffy is the founder and CEO of pixlcloud, a next generation visual analytics platform. With a track record at companies including IBM Research and ArcSight, he is thoroughly familiar with established practices and emerging trends in big data analytics. He has served as Chief Security Strategist with Splunk and was a co-founder of Loggly, a cloud-based log management solution. Author of Applied Security Visualization and frequent speaker at academic and industry events, Raffy is a leading thinker and advocate of visualization for unlocking data insights. For more than 14 years, Raffy has worked in the security and log management space to help Fortune 500 companies defend themselves against sophisticated adversaries and has trained organizations around the world in the art of data visualization for security. Zen meditation has become an important part of Raffy's life, sometimes leading to insights not in data but in life.

Education
  • Certified Product Manager, Pragmatic Marketing, October 2006.
  • SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), February 2005.
  • IBM IT Security Methodology Certification, March 2003.
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), November 2002.
  • Masters in Computer Science from Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Teaching assistant for Network Security 2001 at ETH Zurich.
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