Chief Security Strategist at Bitdefender Alexandru Catalin Cosoi is Bitdefender's Chief Security Strategist, tasked with energising and publicising the company's technological progress. Catalin specialises in pattern extraction and recognition technologies, with an accent on neural networks and clustering algorithms. His technical achievements have so far materialised in four granted patents and a series of classification technologies being implemented mostly in Bitdefender software. As a consequence of his interests, he is also pursuing a PhD in natural language processing. He lists his professional goals as "gaining a Nobel prize and achieving clinical immortality". He is married and lives in Bucharest, Romania at the rare times when his job isn't sending him around the globe.