Ben Levine is Senior Director of Product Management for the Rambus Cryptography Products Group. Previous roles at Rambus include Technical Director, focusing on hardware security cores, and Director of Engineering, managing hardware and software teams. His technical expertise includes ASIC design, hardware security, system security, computer architecture, and system design. Ben joined Cryptography Research, Inc, in 2008, prior to its acquisition by Rambus in 2011. Before joining Cryptography Research, he was Director of Engineering at Rapport, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company commercializing massively parallel reconfigurable computing architectures that he helped develop at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Before his work in industry, he was a research faculty member at CMU and an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He has a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from CMU.