Shimon Modi

head of Product

Shimon is the Head of Product of TruSTAR Technology. He leads the company's overall product and innovation strategy, driving TruSTAR’s long-term roadmap and vision for accelerating security operations in the enterprise.

Before joining TruSTAR, Shimon was with Accenture Technology Labs where he led several cybersecurity initiatives. He was also Director of Research at Purdue University’s Biometrics Lab and has consulted on several large scale identity management projects. He was invited as a visiting scientist at the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in India, where he lead the development of their national level biometrics R&D program.

Shimon has also served as a technical expert on U.S. National standards and a delegate for U.S. National Body for ISO biometrics standards. He has published several books and conference proceedings, and regularly speaks at technical and hacker conferences such as ShmooCon and BlackHat USA.

Shimon holds a B.S. in Computer Science, a M.S. with specialization in Information Security, and a PhD. focused on Biometrics Security from Purdue University.