is an internationally renowned cybersecurity thought leader and expert with deep experience in the encryption, PKI, malware and phishing markets.
Prior to ThreatMetrix, Mr. Baumhof was an executive director, CEO and co-founder of Australian-based TrustDefender, a leading provider of security and fraud detection technologies. Mr. Baumhof previously served as co-founder and chief technology officer of Microdasys Inc., a leading provider of deep content security solutions. While there, he developed the first SSL proxy and has patents pending in Europe and the U.S.
Mr. Baumhof holds a degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Munich, Germany.