Vinay Sachidananda is a Research Scientist at iTrust, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He received his Master’s in Mobility and Networking from University of Trento, Italy in 2008, and his Ph.D. from Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany in 2014. Prior being a Research Scientist, he was a postdoctoral researcher at iTrust, SUTD. His research interests are in Cyber Security focusing on Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Physical Systems and Blockchain Technologies. His focus area is IoT security and privacy where he develops various techniques on how to expose the IoT devices by finding known, unknown and zero-day vulnerabilities. His past research has focused on Quality of Information in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). His focus was on building various sampling and transport protocols in WSNs. In May 2015 he co-founded the start-up senseable and was CEO till December 2018. Currently acting as an advisor for senseable. The focus of senseable is on smart wearables. Before senseable he co-founded the start-up idatase and was involved from March 2014 till August 2015 focusing on IoT and Big Data analytics. He has also served as the technical committee member for various conferences.