Dug Song

Chief Strategy Officer, Cisco Secure; Co-founder, Duo Security

Dug Song is co-founder and general manager of Duo Security, one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity providers in the world. In 2018, Duo was acquired by Cisco for $2.35 billion, making it the largest exit ever for a Michigan-based software company. Song is a renowned hacker and leading voice in the information security industry. He is often quoted on cybersecurity issues by international media and appears onstage at industry events around the world.

Prior to launching Duo, Song spent seven years as founding chief security architect at Arbor Networks. He also built the first commercial network anomaly detection system, acquired by Check Point Software Technologies. Song is co-founder of the Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund, which enables local entrepreneurs to turn business success into positive community impact.

Song is a board member of Ann Arbor-based security startup Censys, a founding member of A2NewTech and an active participant in Tech Brewery, A2SkatePark, and the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ann Arbor. Song is an executive board member of the University of Michigan’s Wallace House journalism fellowship program. He earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan.