Eli Ben-Sasson

Co-Founder and President, StarkWare

Eli Ben-Sasson is a co-founder and president of StarkWare, and chairman of its Board of Directors. He has been researching cryptographic and zero-knowledge proofs of computational integrity ever since he received his PhD in theoretical computer science from the Hebrew University in 2001. Eli is a co-inventor of the STARK, FRI and Zerocash protocols and a founding scientist of the Zcash Company. Over the years, he has held research positions at Harvard, MIT, and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, and most recently was a professor of computer science at Technion, which he left to co-found StarkWare.

Program Visits

Proofs, Consensus, and Decentralizing Society, Fall 2019, Visiting Scientist and Program Organizer
Pseudorandomness, Spring 2017, Visiting Scientist