Anish Mohammed serves as advisor for Pillar. He is a researcher and consultant working in security and cryptography for prominent research groups, including Microsoft Research. He began his fintech career with building a micropayments system for Ericsson. He has also worked as a strategy consultant for Accenture. He is also on the advisory board for Ripple Labs , Adjoint, Chain of Things, IEET and EAVentures. He has a PhD in Information Security from the University of London, Royal Holloway.