Steve Grobman is the chief technology officer (CTO) for Intel Security at Intel Corporation. In this role, Grobman sets the technical strategy and direction to create technologies which protect smart, connected computing devices and infrastructure worldwide. He drives Intel Security innovation and leads thousands of technical resources to deliver robust and sophisticated cybersecurity solutions that protect corporate and consumer assets. Grobman is a trusted advisor to the industry and media in the field of cybersecurity defense and the evolving threat landscape.
Grobman joined Intel in 1994 and has spent over two decades in senior technical leadership positions related to the field of cybersecurity. His roles have varied from protecting Intel’s own assets as an IT security architect to building new security architecture into hardware and software as the chief architect for Intel’s vPro platform. After the acquisition of McAfee in 2012, Grobman moved into the CTO office to drive new research and innovation capabilities for the division and was named world-wide CTO in 2014.
He has published multiple technical papers and books and holds 24 U.S. and international patents in the fields of security, software, and computer architecture, with another roughly 20 patents pending.
Grobman earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from North Carolina State University.