John Moore is a software engineer, security researcher, and start-up co-founder. Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, John recently graduated as valedictorian of BU's College of Engineering and will soon begin work at Google Cambridge. John has held an interest in security for more than a decade. He conducted his most recent security research at his alma mater, investigating embedded device firmware vulnerabilities and real-time collaborative encryption schemes. In the past, he has worked as a network engineer, infrastructure engineer, adaptive optics researcher, and independent consultant. In his free time, John enjoys sailing, traveling, and trying new foods.