Christopher Robinson
Product Security Program Architect

Christopher Robinson (aka CRob) is the Program Architect for the Red Hat Product Security Team. With 25 years of Enterprise-class engineering, architectural, operational and leadership experience, Chris has worked at several Fortune 500 companies with experience in the Financial, Medical, Legal, and Manufacturing verticals.

CRob has been a featured speaker at Gartner’s Identity and Access Management Summit, RSA, BlackHat, Derbycon, the (ISC)2 World Congress, and was named a "Top Presenter" for the 2017 and 2018 Red Hat Summits. CRob was the President of the Cleveland (ISC)2 Chapter, and is also a children's Cybersecurity Educator with the (ISC)2 Safe-and-Secure program. He holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification, and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) certification.   He is heavily involved in the Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams’ (FIRST) PSIRT SIG, collaborating in writing the FIRST PSIRT Services Framework, as well as the PSIRT Maturity Assessment framework.  CRob is also the lead/co-lead of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) Vulnerability Disclosures and OSS Developer Best Practices working groups.

He enjoys herding cats and moonlit walks on the beach.