Dr. Peter Rindal joined Visa Research as a Staff Research Scientist in September 2018. Peter received his Ph.D. in Cryptography from Oregon State University in 2018, specializing in secure multi-party computation and privacy preserving machine learning. His Ph.D. thesis focused on private set intersection, which allows two parties to compare sets of encrypted data (e.g., identifying common friends in encrypted contact lists). Prior to joining Visa, Peter was a Consultant at Microsoft, and a Software Analyst at Boeing.
As a member of the Cryptography team, his research interests are in cryptography, privacy enhancing technologies and distributed computing. He has published eleven papers in several international conferences and journals, including Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), Eurocrypt and others.