Vassilis Prevelakis: is director of AEGIS IT RESEARCH LTD, and invited professor at the Technical University Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig in Germany. He has worked in various areas of security in Systems and Networks both in his current academic capacity and as a freelance consultant. Prevelakis current research involves issues related to vehicular automation security, secure processors, security aspects of software engineering, auto-configuration issues in secure VPNs, etc. He has published numerous papers in these areas and is actively involved in standards bodies such as the IETF. He has received research funding from the European Union, the German DFG and US funding agencies such as DARPA and NSF. He was awarded the CAREER award from NSF and recently received the ``Test of Time'' award at CCS'13 for his work on Instruction Set Randomization.
Angelos Keromytis: is an associate professor in the Computer Science department at Columbia University, in New York. He is also the director of the Network Security Lab. Angelos is currently serving as Program Manager with the Information Innovation Office (I2O) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), part of the Department of Defense. His main research interests are in computer security, cryptography, and networking. He is an active participant in the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force), and in particular the IPsec and IPSP Working Groups. He occasionally contributes to the OpenBSD operating system. He has been working on the KeyNote trust-management system and the STRONGMAN access control management system. Other projects he is involved in include AEGIS and SwitchWare.
John Ioannidis: Software Architect at AEGIS IT RESEARCH LTD. Previously software engineer at Google and past Chief Architect of Packet General, has been on the cutting edge of technology for over two decades. In 1993, John saw a growing need for network security and co-invented swIPe, the predecessor to IPsec. Now IPsec is commonly used by vendors to provide commercial security solutions. John is considered an authority in many areas of security; he has over 50 publications and has given numerous invited talks. In his 20 years of professional career, John has worked for leading institutions such as Columbia University, Lehman Brothers and AT&T. A former Fulbright Scholar, he holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University.