Alexey Kirichenko received his M.Sc. in Mathematics from Leningrad (St. Petersburg) State University, Russia, and completed Ph.D. studies in Theoretical Computer Science at Aalto University, Finland. He joined F-Secure in 1997 and was for a long time leading development of the company’s cryptographic modules and authorization infrastructure. Since 2007, he has been working as Research Collaboration Manager, coordinating F-Secure’s participation in many European and Finnish national research collaboration projects. In particular, he is leading the F-Secure’s participation in the CANVAS (H2020) project, which focuses on ethical aspects and challenges of cybersecurity. Prior to joining F-Secure, Alexey worked in the Computer Graphics area at Altsys Corp., and yet earlier, he was lecturing mathematical courses at St. Petersburg Electro-Technical University, Russia.