Jean-Ian Boutin is a senior malware researcher in the Security Intelligence program at ESET. In his position, he is responsible for investigating trends in malware and finding effective techniques to counter new threats. He has presented at several security conferences, including RECON, Virus Bulletin, CARO and ZeroNights. Jean-Ian completed his Master's degree in computer engineering at Concordia University in Montreal in 2009. His main interests include investigation of financially motivated threat actors and state-sponsored espionage groups. He has also participated in several large botnet takedown operations in conjunction with law enforcement and industry partners.