Brian Witten

Senior Director IoT
Brian Witten is Senior Director of Internet of Things(IoT) at Symantec. Over the past few years, Brian has led engineering onAndroid, Symantec Endpoint Protection (, and reputation-basedsecurity for enterprise, as well as encryption and identity technologies. Priorto that, Brian created Symantec Government Research Labs and Symantec ResearchLabs Europe, as well as several new technologies now used in Symantec’senterprise and Norton consumer offerings. An experienced information securityexpert, Brian has worked closely with leading universities, governmentorganizations, and industry partners in information security for 20 years.Prior to joining Symantec, Witten worked at the Defense Advanced ResearchProjects Agency (DARPA), the U.S. military’s central research and developmentorganization charged with sponsoring revolutionary, high-payoff research, wherehe managed an R&D investment portfolio of more than $150 million in U.S.and international efforts.