Executives

Graham Steel

Graham Steel

CEO

Graham founded Cryptosense in 2013. Before starting the company, Graham worked at INRIA in Paris as a "chargé de recherche" in applied cryptography. In addition to more than 25 international conference and journal publications, his research results were featured in Wired magazine, the Economist and the New York Times. Graham holds an MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in Informatics from the University of Edinburgh.
Clément Jeanjean

Clément Jeanjean

COO

A serial entrepreneur, Clément joined Cryptosense in 2017. Prior to Cryptosense he ran Sentys, a pioneer in scent marketing which paved the way for innovative uses of fragrance in the luxury retail, hospitality, automotive and aerospace sectors, delivering hundreds of thousands of products worldwide every year. He holds a Masters degree in engineering from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.

Advisors

Erwan Menard

Erwan Menard

Business Advisor

Erwan is Global Director, Infrastructure and Applications Modernization Solution Management at Google Cloud. Before that he was CEO of Elastifile (acquired by Google) and President and COO of Scality.
Paul Ayers

Paul Ayers

Business Advisor

Paul is CEO and co-founder at Noetic Cyber. Previously he was Entrepreneur in Residence at Ten Eleven VC, General Manager EMEA at Resilient (acquired by IBM), VP EMEA at Vormetric (acquired by Thales), and Senior Sales Director at PGP Corporation (acquired by Symantec).
Philippe Langlois

Philippe Langlois

Business Advisor

Philippe is the founder & CEO at P1 Security. Previously, he was Founder and CTO of Qualys (NASDAQ: QLYS).
Riccardo Focardi

Riccardo Focardi

Scientific Advisor

Riccardo is a co-founder of Cryptosense and Professor of Computer Science at the University Ca' Foscari in Venice. His research output spans formal methods, security and cryptography, in more than 100 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers.
Richard Horne

Richard Horne

Business Advisor

Richard is Cyber Security Partner at PwC UK. Previously, he was COO for Global IT Operations at Barclays Bank. He holds a PhD in Cryptography from Royal Holloway University of London.

Investors

Eric Benhamou

Eric Benhamou

Investor

Eric is founder and General Partner at BGV. Former CEO of 3Com and Palm Pilot, Eric Benhamou has participated in 8 IPOs and 37 M&As, and sits on the boards of Silicon Valley Bank and Grid Dynamics, as well as Ayehu, Virtana, Totango, Secret Double Octopus, 6d Bytes, and Evinced.
Nick Kingsbury

Nick Kingsbury

Investor

Nick is a partner at Amadeus Capital Partners, investors in Cryptosense since 2021. He joined Amadeus Capital as a partner in the latest early stage technology fund. Prior to Amadeus, Nick started his career with a UK software house before setting up his own software and consultancy company in the mid-1980s, selling the business to Staffware plc in 1996. Since 2007 Nick has advised and invested in several technology companies including two public companies, Accumuli plc (sold to NCC Group) and Objective Corporation (quoted on the ASX) where he remains a director.
Xavier Lazarus

Xavier Lazarus

Investor

Xavier is cofounder of Elaia. Having started his career in the Arithmetics and Algebraic Geometry research lab at Université Paris-Sud, Xavier founded a start-up in the e-learning sector sold in 1999 to a French publisher. He then joined CPR (acquired by Crédit Agricole Indosuez) where he created and developed a VC business in the software and internet sectors. Aside from Cryptosense, his investments include Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), Mirakl and Tinyclues.