top of page
Matthew Green, Ph.D
Founder and Principal
Dr. Matthew Green, an internationally renowned cryptographer and security technologist, has over fifteen years of industry experience in computer security. Dr. Green is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute. He specializes in applied cryptography, privacy-enhanced storage systems, and anonymous cryptocurrencies.
Dr. Green led the team that developed the first anonymous cryptocurrencies, Zerocoin and Zerocash. His research team has exposed flaws in more than one third of SSL/TLS encrypted web sites as well as vulnerabilities in encryption technologies, including RSA BSafe, Exxon/Mobil Speedpass, EZpass, and automotive security systems.  
Dr. Green is a member of the technical advisory board for the Linux Foundation Core Infrastructure Initiative, formed to address critical Internet security concerns in the wake of Heartbleed. Dr. Green also co-founded and serves on the Board of Directors of the Open Crypto Audit Project and sits on the technical advisory boards for CipherCloud, Overnest and Mozilla Cybersecurity Delphi.
Dr. Green has experience as an expert witness and as a consulting witness in several dozen cases involving patents and copyright issues. He has testified in multiple depositions and at trial.
Dr. Green writes the Blog "A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering" and is the author of more than fifty academic publications. He is a frequent guest on television and radio and is regularly quoted in the press. His work has been widely cited by media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Reuters, Wired, Washington Post and The Economist. He also has written pieces for the New Yorker, Slate and IEE Spectrum.
Prior to founding Cryptography Engineering, Dr. Green was a founding partner and CTO for six years at Independent Security Evaluators and a founding partner of Harbor Edge Group for two years. Dr. Green also  worked for over four years as a senior technical staff member at AT&T Labs on a variety of projects including audio coding/secure content distribution, streaming video and wireless localization services.
Dr. Green received a B.A. ('98) in Computer Science and a B.M. ('98) in Electronic Music from Oberlin College and has an M.S. ('05) and Ph.D. ('08) in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University.
For more details, see Dr. Green's full vita.
bottom of page