Jean-Philippe (JP) Aumasson is Principal Cryptographer at Kudelski Security. He is known for designing the cryptographic functions BLAKE, BLAKE2, SipHash, and NORX. He has spoken at conferences such as Black Hat, RSA, and CCC, and initiated the Crypto Coding Standard and the Password Hashing Competition projects. He co-wrote the 2015 book “The Hash Function BLAKE”. He is a member of the technical advisory board of the Open Crypto Audit Project and of the Underhanded Crypto Contest.