★ (Non)-Breaking News: I am now a Senior Technologist (Security & Cryptography) in the Software Solutions & Algorithms group at Western Digital Research.

I work on cryptography, privacy, and blockchain. I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a PhD from the Computer Science department. I am was a Senior Staff Research Scientist in the Advanced Cryptography group at Visa Research.

I am/was on the program committee of FC 2021, Indocrypt 2020, SBC 2020, CESC 2019, FC 2019, SBC 2019, FC 2018 and SAC 2017.

You can reach me at [first name] [dot] [last name with w replaced by v] @gmail.com. I am also on Twitter and LinkedIn.