Security Officer at Xero_x000D_ Kirk is the Product Security Officer at online accounting software company, Xero. Kirk has led Xero's product security for eight years after starting as the fifth employee in 2006. Kirk now leads the Product Security team at Xero, which is responsible for securing and testing Xero's products and protecting the data held on behalf of Xero's customers and partners. Kirk is an experienced software developer, has presented at numerous development and security conferences, and organised Code Camps and user groups in the Wellington region. He is always keen to join conversations about development, web security, or to share some of the stories and challenges Xero has encountered on its journey.