Dr. Moti Yung is a Research Scientist with Google Inc. and an Adjunct Senior Research Faculty at the Computer Science Department, Columbia University. Before that he was a member of IBM Research and a consultant to leading companies and governments, including RSA Laboratories. His main research interests are in the areas of Security, Cryptography and Privacy, as well as in Distributed Computing Algorithms, and related areas in Computer Science. In the last 30 years, to his delight, he was able to work on, both, central issues in the scientific foundations and theory, as well as on applications, and has published over 400 works. In the last 25 years, (also to the delight of his industrial employers), he has been working on designing crucial commercial solutions and actual real world systems. In 2010 Moti delivered the annual IACR's Distinguished Lecture in Cryptography, and he is a fellow of the ACM and a fellow of IACR.