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Carlos Sarraute

Grandata & Wibson
Director of Research
Carlos Sarraute is Director of Research at Grandata and Wibson, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied Mathematics at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) – in his M.Sc. thesis he applied neural networks to a classification problem arising from the field of Information Security. He received his Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) -- in his thesis he developed methodologies to perform Automated Planning of Computer Network Attacks, research that combined innovative Information Security and Artificial Intelligence techniques.

He has worked as specialized researcher in cryptography, information security and vulnerability research during 12 years. He presented his work at hacking and security conferences such as PacSec (Tokyo), EUSecWest (London), HITB (Kuala Lumpur), H2HC (São Paulo), Hackito Ergo Sum (Paris), AAAI/SecArt (Atlanta), ACM CCS/AISec (Chicago), 8.8 (Santiago) among others.

Carlos currently is director of research at Grandata, where he works in understanding and predicting Human Dynamics, by analyzing big data coming from mobile phone companies and the banking industry, along with other sources of data and metadata. He also leads the research efforts at Wibson on providing data privacy in a blockchain-based decentralized data marketplace. Carlos participates in scientific collaborations with MIT, City College of New York, INRIA Paris, ENS Lyon and UBA among others. He has presented his work in data science and social network analysis conferences, such as ASONAM, KDD and NetMob. He has published in several journals including Nature Communications.
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