Bill Horne leads Intertrust’s Secure Systems product group, and is responsible for the company’s authentication, root key services, and software tamper resistance products. Prior to joining Intertrust at the end of 2016, Horne was the Director of Security Research at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where he led a team of R&D security experts who supported HP’s security product efforts. Prior to HP, Horne was a research scientist at Intertrust’s STAR Lab from 1997-2002, and prior to that at the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, NJ. Horne is a prolific inventor and technical author. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of security and machine learning, and holds 33 granted patents and 44 patents pending. Horne holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware, and M.S. and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico.