Bio

Ari Juels is a Professor at Cornell Tech (Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute) in New York City.

He was the Chief Scientist of RSA (The Security Division of EMC), Director of RSA Laboratories, and a Distinguished Engineer at EMC, where he worked until 2013. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from U.C. Berkeley in 1996.

His recent areas of interest include “big data” security analytics, virtual currency and financial cryptography, cybersecurity, cloud security, user authentication, privacy, medical-device security, biometric security, and RFID / NFC security.

In 2004, MIT’s Technology Review Magazine named Dr. Juels one of the world’s top 100 technology innovators under the age of 35. Computerworld honored him in its “40 Under 40″ list of young industry leaders in 2007. He has received other distinctions, but sadly no recent ones acknowledging his youth.