Todd Plantenga

Todd Plantenga

Senior Staff Research Engineer – FireEye

Todd Plantenga has been with FireEye four years, examining large data sets to build tools that support malware reversers and intel analysts. As a Senior Staff Research Engineer, he investigates binary similarity approaches and runs the FireEye morphology detection system. He has an Electrical Engineering PhD in large-scale optimization algorithms, and has worked at Sandia National Laboratories and public corporations on projects ranging from network security to bioinformatics to retail price modeling.

Although Todd lives in California, he still roots for Purdue.