Guy Zyskind is the founder and CEO of Enigma. The project started as part of his Master’s thesis at MIT’s Media Lab. While at MIT, he served as a research assistant where analyzing encrypted data using MPC and Blockchain technology helped him on his thesis subject: “Efficient Secure Computation Enabled by Blockchain.” Zyskynd also holds a bachelors in computer science and electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University. He is know for evangelizing Bitcoin/Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies research in academia. He previously founded Gripit, a location based real-time couponing system that allows businesses to attract nearby clients.