Benjamin Jun is the CEO of HVF Labs (hard / valuable / fun), which is Max Levchin’s investment and incubation laboratory. The lab focuses on hard problems that leverage data and technology, investigating in areas where technically differentiable solutions can unlock world-changing value. HVF founders-in-waiting have spun out companies such as Affirm and Glow. Jun was Co-Founder and CTO of Cryptography Research, which provides security technologies for payment systems, mobile handsets, digital content protection and the manufacturing supply chain. Jun developed and architected security technologies that shipped in over 25 billion consumer devices. Cryptography Research was acquired by Rambus for $340 million in 2011.