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Advisory council

J. Ayo Akinyele

Research Scientist

Dr. Joseph Ayo Akinyele is a Research Scientist at Zeutro, LLC. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University in 2013. In 2007, he earned an M.S. in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Subsequently, he worked at the JHU Applied Physics Laboratory as a software engineer, where he helped develop high assurance platforms for DoD sponsors utilizing trusted computing technology. He has also worked at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory where he helped implement real-time key management solutions for unmanned aerial vehicles.

Dr. Akinyele specializes in the efficient implementation of cutting-edge cryptographic libraries and automation tools. He is currently the lead developer of Zeutro’s Toolkit and previously was the lead developer of Charm, a cryptographic software library used by researchers in academic institutions around the world.