Darren Shou

Director of Research

Darren Shou

Darren Shou is Director of the Symantec Research Labs Core Research team in Culver City, California. Mr. Shou has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

At Symantec Darren was previously a Collaborative Advanced Research Department director, where he was responsible for driving open collaboration initiatives to advance research, encourage innovation, and cultivate the next generation of technology leaders. Darren also led the group of internal and external thought leaders who produced Symantec’s Long—Term Technical Outlook. Darren earlier served as manager of program management and product management within Symantec’s enterprise security group and was also responsible for developing the enterprise OEM business.

Prior to joining Symantec Darren was a program manager at Microsoft, where he was responsible for Visual C++ and launching C# .Net.

Darren serves on the industry advisory boards of the National Science Foundation TRUST program and the Georgia Tech Information Security Center.