Daniel Masny is a research scientist in the cryptography team. He joined Visa Research in 2018 after a post doctoral position at UC Berkeley. He received his PhD in Computer Science in 2016 from Ruhr University Bochum. He completed his diploma in computer science at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2012.
His research is focused on constructing cryptographic primitives and protocols as well as analyzing efficiency limitations of cryptography. He made significant contributions in post quantum cryptography and oblivious transfer, which is a basic building block for secure multi party computation. His works has been published at top tier conferences in cryptography and security and he is actively contributing in conference program committees.