Ali El Kaafarani

CEO & Founder


About Ali

Dr Ali El Kaafarani is the Founder & CEO of PQShield, a spinout of the University of Oxford, and the Mathematical Institute where he is a Research Fellow. Dr El Kaafarani has over 10-years of academic and industrial experience in Cryptography, having also worked at HP Labs in Bristol in addition to being an Oxford University academic. He founded PQShield in 2018. PQShield is now a leading authority in the cryptography community, contributing to various international standardisation efforts of the next generation of cryptography.