Graham Holmes joined Cisco Systems in 1997 with a distinguished career that included over twenty years of technical management experience and eight years of product management. As Director of the Advanced Security Initiatives Group, Graham is responsible for developing and implementing the Cisco Development Organization's strategies and engineering programs that result in delivering secure and resilient products to customers. Prior to his current role, Graham worked as Director of the Cisco Research Center, led Business Development efforts focused on National Research Networks, and was a Product Line Manager for Enterprise Network Management products.Graham served as a Naval Officer from 1984 to 1993. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors of Science in Political Science and went on to complete his Masters degree in Systems Technology from the Naval Postgraduate School. Graham resides in Pleasanton, California with his wife, son, and daughter.