Ken Arora

Ken Arora
Senior Architect, Office of the CTO, Security Products - F5

Ken Arora is a Distinguished Engineer within F5’s Office of the CTO, focusing on cybersecurity and defining technologies for data-driven, AI-assisted security solutions.

Ken currently provides technical alignment and vision across multiple security product development teams. He also evaluates emerging technical and competitive trends to formulate a technical application security vision. Ken’s background spans both software and hardware development, and he is responsible for many of F5’s hardware/software co-designed solutions and is also passionate about workflow-driven user experience design. His current focus is around next generation Zero Trust evolution and the use of big data enabled machine learning to improve security efficacy.

Before joining F5 in 2012, Ken was architect of Intel’s Pentium and Pentium Pro processors and Cisco’s ASA product family. He later co-founded a startup that developed a hardware-accelerated solution stack for pattern matching. Ken’s first role at F5 was as architect for the BIG-IP AFM, the world’s fastest DC firewall and a primary component of F5’s SP solution, used by many of the world’s largest service providers.

Ken’s undergraduate degrees are in Astrophysics and Electrical Engineering, from Rice University. Outside of work, enjoys playing hockey, but when off the ice, he also spends time on the board of Silicon Valley Shakespeare and is a superforecaster for the Good Judgement project.



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