Mr. Marek is a Principal Cybersecurity Architect with Rockwell Collins working in Government Systems Engineering. He has over 30 years of experience in the design, development, and deployment of security and safety critical systems. Mr. Marek has served in various technical and management positions focusing on low power, high performance embedded computing, networking, and graphics systems for safe and secure avionics, communications, and navigation products in military and aerospace applications. The last 15 years of his career he has focused on developing and deploying high assurance technologies founded on Multiple Independent Levels of Security (MILS) principals and targeted at solving tough security issues. Mr. Marek has more than 15 patents issued. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.