Avesta Hojjati

Head of R&D, DigiCert Inc.

As Head of R&D at DigiCert, Avesta Hojjati manages advanced development of cybersecurity products. Before joining DigiCert, he was part of the Symantec and Yahoo security teams, and operated his own cybersecurity startup. Hojjati focuses on applied cryptography, blockchain, post-quantum crypto and IoT security. Hojjati has his MCS with a concentration on security and is currently completing his Ph.D.