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Kenneth Ryan

Kenneth Ryan

Principal Engineer


As a Principal Engineer, Ken is responsible for researching and applying the next generation of infrastructure computing technologies to meeting business need. Current areas of research include the processing of network traffic at very high speeds on commodity hardware using fast path technologies. Ken also investigates flow classification and Deep Packet Inspection techniques. Ken joined Verisign in 2002 and worked initially as an enterprise storage engineer. Among his contributions was the design and evaluation of a remote data center synchronous mirroring solution. Information on his patent contributions is available at

Prior to Verisign, Ken worked as a systems engineer at Sun Professional Services, Bell Atlantic (now Verizon), and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He has over 20 years of experience architecting IT solutions for customers.