Public Appearances


Giving conference presentations and trainings enriches my personal research opportunities and helps a nascent community develop an understanding for the subject matter.

  • Founder/co-chair of the AI Village at DEF CON
  • Founder/organizer of the “Data Mining for Cyber Security” meetup group.
    • Started from 0 in May 2015, 2.5k members as of Q2 2018
    • Typically physical attendance ranging from 30 to 300, online attendance (livestream, unique & transient) between 1000 to 3000
    • Speakers hail from large companies like Google/Facebook/LinkedIn/Netflix, as well as startups like Eventbrite, Area1 Security, Sift Science, Graphistry, DataVisor etc.

Conference Talks

Trainings/Workshops

  • TROOPERS (Heidelberg 20-24 Mar 2017)
  • HITB SecConf (Amsterdam, 10-14 Apr 2017)
  • VXCON (Hong Kong, 1-2 May 2017) (invited)
  • Positive Hack Days (Moscow, 23-24 May 2017)
  • DEF CON (Las Vegas, 27-30 Jul 2017)
  • HITB GSEC (Singapore, 21-25 Aug 2017) (invited)
  • BRUCON (Belgium, 5-6 Oct 2017)
  • Nullcon (India, 28 Feb-1 Mar 2018) (invited)
  • Blackhat Asia (Singapore, 20-21 Mar 2018)
  • VXCON (Hong Kong, 22 Apr 2018) (invited)
  • DEF CON China β - AI Village (Beijing, 11-13 May 2018) (invited)
  • LinkedIn Security Team (Sunnyvale CA, 30 May 2018) (PRIVATE, invited)
  • HITB Beijing (Beijing, 22-26 Oct 2018) (invited)
  • DEF CON (Las Vegas, 9-12 Aug 2018)

Meetup Talks

Review Boards

  • Program committee member (review board) - AISec 2018 - 11th ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security with the 25th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications (CCS) (Toronto, 19 Oct 2018)
  • Program committee member (review board) - AISec 2017 - 10th ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security with the 24th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications (CCS) (Dallas, 3 Nov 2017)