Kurt Glazemakers is CTO, Software-Defined Perimeter at Cyxtera, responsible for defining the strategy, the development and roadmap of the next generation of Cyxtera’s flagship software-defined perimeter solution, AppGate. Glazemakers is renowned for his extensive knowledge of software development, especially in the software-defined network and storage area. Prior to joining Cyxtera, he served as CTO of CloudFounders, a developer of advanced private cloud technologies for IT-as-a-Service solutions. Throughout his career, Glazemakers has focused on the development of innovative solutions that increase the availability, security and scalability of mission-critical infrastructures. He holds a Master of Engineering, Telecommunications and Computer Networks from University Ghent in Belgium.