Vijay Balasubramaniyan is Co-Founder, CEO and CTO of Pindrop. Under his leadership, Pindrop has grown to the point where it now counts eight of the ten largest banks and five of the seven largest insurance companies in the US as its customers. He’s held various engineering and research roles with Google, Siemens, IBM Research and Intel. Balasubramaniyan holds patents in VoIP security and scalability and he frequently speaks on phone fraud threats at technical conferences, including RSA, Black Hat, FS-ISAC, CCS and ICDCS. Balasubramaniyan earned a Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology. His Ph.D. thesis was on telecommunications security.