David Basin

David Basin is a full professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University in 1989 and his Habilitation in Computer Science from the University of Saarbrucken in 1996. From 1997–2002 he held the chair of Software Engineering at the University of Freiburg in Germany. His research areas are Information Security and Software Engineering. He is the founding director of the ZISC, the Zurich Information Security Center, which he led from 2003-2011. He is Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security and of Springer-Verlag's book series on Information Security and Cryptography. He serves on various management and scientific advisory boards and has consulted extensively for IT companies and government organizations.

   
Ueli Maurer

Ueli Maurer is a full professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich. His research interests include the theory and applications of cryptography and information security. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cryptology from 2001 to 2010, and Editor-in-Chief of Springer Verlag's book series in Information Security and Cryptography from 1997 to 2012. Maurer holds several patents for cryptographic systems. He serves on several management and scientific advisory boards, has consulted extensively for the financial industry, the IT industry, and government organisations, and has co-founded the Zurich-based security-software company Visonys AG. He is an IEEE Fellow, an ACM Fellow, an IACR Fellow, and recipient of the 2013 Vodafone Innovation Award for Mobile Communications and the 2016 RSA Award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics.