As VP of IoT Security in the Advanced Engineering group at Verimatrix, Ree drives the architecture and integration of the company’s robust suite of security tools and services for internet of things (IoT) applications. Previously Ree was the VP of Security & Control at Nortek Security & Control. In this position, he led engineering and product development for standards based solutions and closed proprietary systems for IoT, smart home, and smart grid protocols and products for companies such as Arris, General Electric, AT&T, and Nortek Security & Control.
Ree received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Western Michigan University and is currently the Security Advisory Chair for ZigBee, a member of the Open Connectivity Foundation, and the Chair of IoT Security for the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE). He is highly versed in both the data modeling and communication methods used in many protocols, and their associated security models.