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VANISHREE RAO, Ph.D., is a cryptographer focused on designing provably secure cryptographic tools underlying blockchain. She is currently a senior cryptographer at O(1) Labs, a heavily cryptography-based blockchain startup in San Francisco that uses zero-knowledge proofs to squash the size of blockchain to just the size of a few tweets no matter how many transactions get entered in it. Previous experience includes working as a senior cryptographer architect at Intertrust Technologies, the inventor of anti-piracy technologies such as digital rights management; and Xerox PARC where she researched various core cryptography concepts. She obtained her doctorate in Cryptography at UC Los Angeles. She has numerous inventions published in top-tier peer-reviewed conferences and journals and numerous patents in her name.
Senior Cryptographer, O(1) Labs
Ph.D., UC Los Angeles