Michael Sieffert is Chief Engineer at AIS. In this position, Sieffert leads research and drives innovation by building the company’s network of technical talent, overseeing the Internal Research & Development (IRAD) Program, advising on patents, publications and white papers and supporting the development of AIS’s technology roadmap.
Sieffert started his career at AIS in 2003 as a junior developer after serving as an associate mathematician in the Adversarial Sciences Laboratory (ASL) at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). He would eventually work for several groups within AIS, including the early Computer Architecture Group, Systems Analysis and Exploitation (SAE), and most recently, Agile Cyber Solutions (ACS). He holds two patents, one related to Secure Boot processes and one on hypervisor-assisted security update mechanisms.
Sieffert holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University, in Binghamton, New York, and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.