Eliot Lear

Principal Engineer, Cisco Systems
Smart Building Conference 2017 Speaker Eliot Lear

Eliot Lear

Principal Engineer, Cisco Systems

Biography

Eliot Lear is a thirty-year veteran in Internet technology, and serves as Principal Engineer for Cisco Systems and the author of numerous standards and best practices.  He has held a variety of industry leadership positions, and advises governments on cybersecurity.  His current focus is on security of the Internet of Things, where he has developed Manufacturer Usage Descriptions, a method of network protection for Things based on their specific designs.  Prior to joining Cisco in 1998, Eliot was the Internet Architect for Silicon Graphics.  He is a graduate of Rutgers University.  Eliot resides in Switzerland, where he enjoys skiing (burning calories) and cooking (gaining them back).

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