"Orie Steele is CTO at Transmute, where he helps enterprises bridge centralized and decentralized identity systems to support blockchain adoption. He has a MS in Computer Science and BS in Cyber Security from Stevens Institute of Technology. Orie has managed security concerns for startups and publicly traded companies, ranging from Host Based Intrusion Detection, Automated Scanning and Vulnerability Assessment, Logging Aggregation and Alerting, Policies Procedures and Documentation for HIPAA compliance, Front End Security Architecture, API Security Architecture, and Applied Cryptography. He has built secure web applications in Finance, Energy and Healthcare. Orie's interests include privacy preserving protocols, decentralized authentication and identity, and supporting OWASP and the EFF."