Chris Romeo is a leading voice and thinker in application security, threat modeling and security champions. He serves as CEO of Kerr Ventures, an early-stage cybersecurity investment and incubation firm. Chris hosts the award-winning “Application Security Podcast,” “The Security Table” and “The Threat Modeling Podcast” and is a highly-rated industry speaker and trainer. Chris founded Security Journey, leading to an exit in 2022, and was the chief security advocate at Cisco, spreading security knowledge through education and champion programs. Chris has twenty-five years of security experience, holding positions that spanned application security, security engineering, incident response and various executive roles.