Rafal Rohozinski / @rohozinski
Co-founder and principal of the SecDev Group and SecDev Foundation and a senior fellow at the London-based International Institute of Strategic Studies
Rafal Rohozinski is the co-founder and principal of the SecDev Group and SecDev Foundation and a senior fellow at the London-based International Institute of Strategic Studies. Prior to founding SecDev, Rafal spent 17 years working in an operational capacity in the former Soviet Union, Asia, Middle East and Africa; and was the recipient of senior fellowships from the Ford foundation, IDRC, and Munk School. He is recognized for his work in information and computer network operations, cybersecurity, security sector assistance and armed violence reduction. During his tenure as the director of the Advanced Network Research Group at the University of Cambridge, he co-founded and served as principal investigator for three projects focused on the nexus between security, stability, and cyberspace: the OpenNet Initiative, the Information Warfare Monitor and the Tele-geography of Conflict Project. Rafal sits on the board of the Canadian Association of Defense and Security Industries, and was previously the Chair of the advisory boards of the Estonian E-Governance Academy and the Citizen Lab (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto).