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Vanishree Rao

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Cryptography, Security & Privacy Researcher. UCLA PhD.

Cryptography, Security & Privacy Researcher. UCLA PhD.

4 vouches

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Research Scientist PARC July 2015 - present
PhD Candidate UCLA September 2010 - July 2015
Research Intern Microsoft Research, Redmond 2012 - 2012
Research Intern Microsoft Research, India June 2011 - September 2011
Research Intern Aarhus University 2013 - 2013
Research Intern Institute of Science and Technology Austria 2013 - 2013
Research Intern University of Maryland July 2014 - September 2014


University of California, Los Angeles Cryptography, Security and Privacy 2010 - 2015
PES Institute of Technology 2005 - 2009

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Privacy
  • • Computer Security
  • • Cryptography
  • • Cyber security
  • • Data privacy
  • • Information Security
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Wearable Tech

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Philippe Camacho, Ph.D.
They're my friends  •  Software Engineer, Humano 2.
I think Vanishree will be very successful as an entrepreneur because she wants to put her outstanding skills and experience (she is a top re ... searcher in cryptography-computer security) to the service of others. Without a doubt Vanishree will be able to confirm that women can also be great leaders and make a positive difference in this world.
Samarinder Sharma
We worked together  •  Strategic Finance, Uber.
Vanishree would be an amazing advisor given her deep experience in algorithms, computer security and privacy. She is a thought leader in thi ... s field and well connected with the leaders in this field.
Serge Fehr
They're my advisor  •  Scientific Staff Member, CWI.
Great expertise, and an enthusiastic and uplifting spirit.
Sharath Aramanekoppa
They're my school  •  Research Engineer, GE Global Research.
Vanishree is highly energetic as a person and very passionate in the areas of Cyber Security and Cryptography. Her passion and her personali ... ty along with her technical experience, I'm sure she will be able to help others and be a great advisor.

Samarinder Sharma
Strategic Finance, Uber.
Sam is very good in creating strategies. I have brainstormed with him on challenging situations, and have been consistently surprised on his ... ability to quickly think of not-so-obvious effective solutions. He is extremely analytical.

Philippe Camacho, Ph.D.
We worked together  •  Software Engineer, Humano 2.
Philippe has niche skills in Cryptography, and specifically in Bitcoins. He is driven to employ his skills in creating something cool and us ... eful. So he has just the right requisite combination for an entrepreneur -- the skills and a driven mind.

Serge Fehr
Scientific Staff Member, CWI.
Serge is a Cryptography and Security expert. He is great at solving problems. He is deft at managing and co-ordinating with people.