Christian van den Branden brings over 20 years of experience to his role as Senior VP of Engineering and Product Management at ZeroNorth. Prior to this appointment, he held the position of Chief Product Officer at XebiaLabs, a leader in Enterprise Devops and Application Release Automation. Earlier in his career, Christian served as VP of HyperConverged Infrastructure R&D at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, following the acquisition of SimpliVity, where he was VP of Engineering and drove the company’s transformation to the Scrum@Scale framework. His professional history includes time as VP of Engineering at DynamicOps, Inc., a leading provider of cloud orchestration and provisioning products acquired by VMware in 2012, and as Sr. Director of Engineering at RSA, the security division of EMC. Christian also worked at in an operational capacity at Lucent Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ and Hewlett Packard Laboratories in Palo Alto, CA. He holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland and an MBA from Boston University. Christian is a member of the IEEE and of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.