Joe Jarzombek is Director for Government, Aerospace & Defense Programs in Synopsys, Inc. He guides efforts to focus Synopsys’ global leadership in electronic design automation (EDA), silicon IP, and software security and quality solutions in addressing needs of the public sector and aerospace and defense communities. He participates in consortia, public-private collaboration groups, standards groups, and R&D projects to assist in accelerating technology adoption. Jarzombek has over 30 years focused on software security, safety and quality in embedded and networked systems and enterprise IT. He participates in industry consortia; test and certification organizations, standards bodies, and public sector collaboration forums to address software assurance and supply chain challenges. Jarzombek is a US Air Force retired Lt Colonel and a Department of Homeland Security retired civilian having led the software assurance and supply chain risk management programs. He is a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and project management professional with an MS in Computer Information Systems, a BA in Computer Science and a BBA in Data Processing and Analysis.