As CEO for ESET North America, Andrew Lee brings a unique blend of corporate and security expertise. Having served as Chief Research Officer at ESET from 2004 to 2008, Mr. Lee was responsible for building ESET’s reputation as a world-class research organization. Prior to accepting the role of CEO at ESET in January 2011, Mr. Lee also served as Chief Technology Officer for K7 Computing, an antivirus software and Internet security company, where he was responsible for all aspects of K7’s technology, leading acquisitions and bringing new products to the market.
Mr. Lee is a founding member of several of the most respected cyber security organizations. AVIEN and AMTSO are international non-profit associations that focus on addressing the global need for improvement in the objectivity, quality and relevance of anti-malware testing methodologies. CCOE and SOeC are local San Diego non-profit associations that focus on the education and workforce development for cyber security in the region. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, ISC2 Seminars, AVAR, Virus Bulletin and EICAR, Mr. Lee is a widely published author of articles on antivirus and security, and also co-authored the “AVIEN Malware Defense Guide” with current ESET researcher David Harley. Mr. Lee holds an MSc degree in Computer Security from the University of Liverpool.
Chief Executive Officer, ESET North America