Mr. Daniel Roelker joined DARPA as a Program Manager in 2011. His research and development interests relate to cyberwarfare strategy, remote software deployment, network control theory, and binary analysis.
He joined DARPA from Raytheon SI Government Solutions where he started the DC Black Ops unit which focused in developing break-through computer security technology. Prior to that, he led the CNO Mission Applications section at BAE Systems Advanced Information Technologies transitioning multiple research projects throughout the DoD and intelligence communities.
Mr. Roelker also helped start the intrusion detection company, Sourcefire, and was a lead Snort developer. He received four patents for his innovation in the field, ranging from high-speed detection algorithms to anti-evasion techniques.