Ari Juels is a professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech. He was previously Chief Scientist at RSA, The Security Division of EMC. 

His interests span a broad range of topics in computer security, cryptography, and privacy, including cloud security, financial cryptography, cybersecurity, user authentication, medical-device security, biometrics, and security and privacy for the Internet of Things. 

He was named an MIT Technology Review "Innovator Under 35” and to Computerworld’s “40 Under 40” list. Juels received a BA in Latin Literature and Mathematics from Amherst College (1991) and a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley (1996).

Why Cornell Tech?

A small island once became an electric place where big new things in the arts and in finance were created. People wanted to be there in the thick of it. That was Manhattan. I see the same future for technology at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island.