John Wheeler is VP of Security at Topcoder, a global talent network of over 1.5M designers, developers, data scientists, and qa engineers. In addition to expertise in regulation and compliance, he provides leadership and guidance on all client, member, and platform security and integrity. Prior to Topcoder, John spent four years in consulting, helping clients migrate to cloud-based technologies and solutions. His background is in enterprise and carrier-grade technology, having worked in the telecommunications industry for more than a decade. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an MS in Information Technology from Northwestern University and holds a CISSP certification.