Steve PovolnySteve Povolny serves as the Head of Advanced Threat Research within McAfee. Steve started his career working in network security at Target Corporation, where he developed his first passion for all things security, leading penetration testing and internal forensics. After several years, he transitioned to TippingPoint, now a division of Trend Micro, and spent several years as a security researcher, learning a combination of offensive and defensive security. Steve discovered his true passion was developing and leading world-class teams of highly capable and uniquely innovative security researchers - he brings that passion to McAfee along with his vision for ATR as one of the world's most trusted and capable security research organizations.
On a personal note, Steve recently relocated to Portland, Oregon, where he lives with his wife and two young daughters. He loves to be outdoors, and enjoys camping, hiking, biking, fishing and hunting.