Kris Kwiatkowski

Kris Kwiatkowski

Senior Cryptography Engineer

PQShield, LTD

Biography

Kris Kwiatkowski is a Cryptography Engineer who focuses on problems at the intersection of cryptographic research, implementation and deployment. Currently at PQShield, he is focusing on helping organizations to migrate from classical post-quantum cryptosystems. Prior to joining PQShield, he worked as Cryptography Engineer at Cloudflare where he was responsible for real-world deployment and measurements of post-quantum key exchange in TLS. With a career spanning over 15 years, Kris worked on a variety of topics related to cryptography and software security from small embedded TEEs to large, distributed backend systems.

Interests

  • Cryptographic Implementations
  • Post-Quantum cryptography
  • System Security
  • High performance computing
  • Software Engineering

Education

  • MSc in Pure Mathematics, 2006

    Poznan University of Technology, Poznań, Poland

  • Computer System Architecture & Design, 2007

    AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Senior Cryptography Engineer

PQShield

Dec 2019 – Present Oxford, UK
 
 
 
 
 

Cryptography Engineer

Cloudflare

Feb 2018 – Dec 2019 London, UK
 
 
 
 
 

Security Validation Engineer

Trustonic

Jun 2015 – Jan 2018 Sophia-Antipolis, FR & Cambridge, UK
 
 
 
 
 

Freelancer

Among Bytes

Jun 2015 – Present Cambridge, UK
 
 
 
 
 

Software Engineer

Amadeus

Jun 2008 – May 2015 Sophia-Antipolis, France
 
 
 
 
 

Project Manager

Tieto

Feb 2007 – May 2008 Wrocław, Poland
 
 
 
 
 

Software Engineer

BenQ

Dec 2005 – Feb 2007 Wrocław, Poland

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Accomplish­ments

Cryptography

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Algorithms Design and Analysis I

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Hardware/Software Interfaces

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