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Academic Experience

Stanford University
Postdoctoral Scholar and Lecturer

Summer 2018 - Present

Leading research efforts on cyber risk management and cyber insurance for the Center of International Security and Cooperation. Teaching a class on Cyber Risk.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
Security Researcher

Winter 2016 - Present

Collaborating with NASA's JPL to design and develop an AI Planner that functions as a security auditing tool for Space and Critical Infrastructure Missions Systems. Mentor and manage computer science undergraduate and MEng students for a variety of cybersecurity research projects.

Harvard University
Belfer Center
Cyber Research Fellow

Summer 2017 - Present

Conducted research on space asset and satellite cybersecurity. Developed policy recommendations for the same. Co-authoring executive handbook on cyber risk management.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Internet of Things Bootcamp

Spring 2018

Lectured on Internet of Things Cybersecurity and the challenges of Smart City Cybersecurity as part of an Executive Education bootcamp.

Columbia University
Adjunct Professor

Summer 2015 - Winter 2018

Developed curriculum and taught classes in the Computer Science, Policy and Sustainability Management Programs. Classes included introduction to Python and Machine Learning for Policy Students, Thesis Preparation and Smart Cities/IoT.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Senseable City Lab
Doctoral Researcher

Fall 2015

Collaborated with a major Asian utility to conduct machine learning on energy consumption data to determine pattern of life for consumers.

Harvard University
HarvardX Professional Education
Lead Course Facilitator

Fall 2017 - Present

Facilitated and contributed to curriculum and material development for the online course Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age. Led over 1,000 students through the course material and acted as their primary teacher and point of contact.

Experience: Experience

Industry Experience

Co-Founder and CEO

Fall 2016 - Present

  • Developed IoT security solution that uses hacker tools to protect distributed devices from hackers using the bitcoin blockchain

  • Piloting technology with major US and European utilities, industrial equipment manufacturer and router manufacturer

Accenture - Smart City Strategy
Co-Founder and Lead

Spring 2010 - Winter 2017

  • Partnered with city and national governments and major infrastructure companies to digitize assets using IoT technology

  • Developed new Smart City technologies for public safety, energy infrastructure and transportation

  • Sold and managed major multi-national digital infrastructure projects 

Tishman Speyer
Energy & Sustainability Consultant

Summer 2009 - Spring 2010

  • Established company-wide Energy Management Program for all 80 million sqft of Tishman Speyer properties

  • Created a renewable energy strategy for US properties

  • Developed and was project manager for LEED building projects

Cornell University
Sustainability & LEED Consultant

Fall 2008 - Fall 2009

  • Developed and implemented cost-neutral policies enabling climate neutrality by 2050 

  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 29,000 metric tons

NBC Universal, Beijing Olympics
Highlights Producer and Editor

Summer 2008

  • Produced and edited light-touch, AVID/craft edits, and encore highlights for the 2008 Olympic Games

  • Distributed digital content globally & received 1.3 billion views – the largest multi-platform sporting event at the time

UN Foundation & Expedia
Sustainability Consultant

Winter 2008

  • Created criteria for sustainable tourism for the UN Foundation and Expedia

  • Authored case study and best practice analysis for hotels and resorts on sustainable tourism

Bio-Robotics and Locomotion Laboratory, Cornell
Business Manager

Winter 2007 - Winter 2009

  • Coordinated laboratory projects, corporate contacts and media relations

  • Managed research funding and budgets

Experience: Experience
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