As LookingGlass® Chief Technology Officer, Allan Thomson has more than three decades of experience across network, security, and distributed systems technologies. Allan leads technical and architecture strategy across the LookingGlass solutions portfolio.
Prior to LookingGlass, Allan served as Principal Engineer at Cisco Systems, Inc., where he led the software architecture and design of the company’s Cyber Threat Defense System and Platform Exchange Grid. He was responsible for overall systems management and security telemetry collection/aggregation, as well as distributed threat analysis/intelligence services in multi-tenant public and private cloud deployments.
Before joining Cisco, Allan oversaw the technology growth initiatives of several start-up companies, including Airespace, where he was a Software Architect responsible for the design, development and network management/location tracking of the company’s wireless local area network (WLAN) system.