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Elli Androulaki, PhD

Researcher at IBM Research Zurich, Switzerland @elli_androulaki  |  LinkedIn Profile When did you come to the conclusion that you wanted to be an engineer and what drove your interest in this field? Engineering has always fascinated me. My father is an engineer, and I guess he inspired the engineering spirit in me. In school I’ve always enjoyed Math and Physics more than any other class. After getting a glimpse of computers at school, I decided to study…


Christina Kehl

Co-founder at Knip AG Zürich, Switzerland @extrablatt  |  LinkedIn Profile Can you please provide an overview of Knip? Knip is a fintech startup based in Zurich, Switzerland which I co-founded with Dennis Just in 2013. Knip manages all your insurances policies in an app,  also offering personal advice on your portfolio and making sure you are always properly insured. We were one of the first insurtech startups globally in 2013 and closed our Series B round …


Maria Dubovitskaya (PhD)

Research Staff Member at IBM Research – Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland @m_dubovitskaya  |  LinkedIn Profile Can you please provide an overview of your role at IBM Research?  I am a cryptographer in the Cognitive Computing and Industry Solutions department at IBM’s two time Nobel Prize lab in Zurich, Switzerland. My responsibilities include designing cryptographic protocols for privacy protection and applying them in practice. I have been granted three patents with several more pending in the security field….