Steve Weis is a cryptographer & entrepreneur who focuses on
securing people's data with applied cryptography. Most recently,
Steve was a software engineer at Facebook working on data privacy,
data security, infrastructure security, transport security, and as
an academic liaison.
Previously, Steve was co-founder & CTO of
PrivateCore, a security
startup acquired by Facebook in 2014. His work includes data privacy,
Facebook Messenger security, building
PGP support for Facebook,
Google 2-step verification
and the Keyczar cryptographic library.
In the past, Steve was a technical director at
AppDirect and a member of the
applied security team at Google.
Steve received a PhD in computer science from
MIT where he was advised by