Our team is led by world-leading scientists, Dr. Michele Mosca and Dr. Norbert Lütkenhaus, who understand the solutions for the cybersecurity threats you face.
Co-Founder, President and CEO
Dr. Mosca is one of the world's leading scientists in quantum computing, quantum cryptography, and conventional cryptography in an era with quantum technologies. He was a founder of Canada's Institute for Quantum Computing
, was a founding Faculty Member of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
, and co-authored the respected textbook An Introduction to Quantum Computing
Among Dr. Mosca's accomplishments:
- Seminal contributions to the development of quantum computer algorithms
- Pioneered implementations of quantum algorithms using nuclear magnetic resonance
- Developed methods for encrypting quantum information using classical keys
- Knighthood, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (2018)
- Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2013)
- Named among Canada's Top 40 Under 40 (2010)
- Held Canada Research Chair in Quantum Information
- Member of the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research, University of Waterloo
- Created annual Quantum Cryptography Summer School for Young Scientists (QCSYS)
- Co-founded the CryptoWorks21 NSERC-funded training program in quantum-safe cryptography
- Co-founded the not-for-profit Quantum-Safe Canada to drive the efforts necessary to create a safer and more prosperous Canada as we enter the quantum era.
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Lütkenhaus is a renowned leader in fields spanning quantum communication, quantum cryptography, and the quantum-safe cybersecurity. He is a leader in academia and in the high-tech industry, studying and working in Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Finland, the United States, and Canada.
Among Dr. Lütkenhaus' accomplishments:
David Jao is a distinguished cryptographer who completed his PhD at Harvard and worked in the Cryptography and Anti-Piracy Group at Microsoft Research
before joining the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo
He is Director of the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research
(CACR) and leads a large research group in “post-quantum” or quantum-safe cryptography at the University of Waterloo, including the design, cryptanalysis and implementation of a range of post-quantum schemes.
Prof. Jao is also credited with the invention of the supersingular elliptic curve isogenies based scheme for post-quantum public key cryptography.