Steve Weis is a software engineer at
Facebook. Previously, Steve was
co-founder & CTO of PrivateCore,
a security startup acquired by Facebook in 2014. In the past, Steve was a
technical director at AppDirect and
a member of the applied security group at Google.
While at Google, Steve created Google 2-step verification
and the Keyczar cryptographic
library. Steve received a PhD in computer science from MIT where he was advised by Ron Rivest. Steve's interests
include cryptography, security, theoretical computer science, and entrepreneurship .