ORG Dell, Inc. Title Chief Scientist BIO Dr. Carrie Gates is the Chief Scientist (Security) for Dell Research. She is responsible for leading security research that transforms the strategic direction of Dell's products and services. This is achieved through establishing collaborative research projects between Dell business units and university faculty and students. Dr. Gates has over 50 peer-reviewed publications in the computer and network security field. She has given over 20 invited talks, submitted over ten patent applications (one awarded to date), served on thesis committees, taught courses, and is on several organizing and program committees for academic conferences. She co-authored an amendment on cloud security research for the America Competes Act that was signed into law in December 2010, was recognized for her work with a Women of Influence award from CSO magazine in October 2010, and was recognized by Diversity Journal’s 11th Annual Women Worth Watching in September 2012.