Dr. Scott Miserendino
VP Research and Development
BluVector, a Comcast Company
Dr. Scott Miserendino leads BluVector’s research and analytics team as the company’s VP Research and Development. His responsibilities are to enhance the analyst's ability to identify, reason over and act on previously unknown threats. In doing so, he oversees the development of BluVector's machine learning-based analytic engines, speculative execution engine and the design of the user experience and workflows around BluVector's analytic approach. He investigates static and dynamic features of software's system and networks with the goal of identifying differentiating composition and behaviors between malicious and benign applications.
Dr. Miserendino has over 10 years of industry experience. This includes five years working on advance network sensors and cyber security analytics for US Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. As a principal investigator in Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems’ Cyber Division he led independent research efforts in studying novel visualizations of cyberspace including large-scale, customizable network maps. In various other roles at Northrop Grumman, he contributed to advance research projects in microfluid heat spreaders, cryogenic thermoelectric coolers, synthetic aperture radar imagery systems, and ballistic missile defense modeling.
Dr. Miserendino earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and mathematical sciences from Johns Hopkins University and a masters and doctorate in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology. He has published more than ten scholarly papers, one book chapter, and holds three US patents.