Marco RICCA, Switzerland
Marco is a graduate in telecommunications engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL). He founded Europe’s first “ethical hacking” firm, Ilion Security, which he sold in 2011. He subsequently founded Satorys, another cyber-security startup, which he sold in 2013. As an independent consultant in cyber-security, he has also spoken and written about the way the Internet and strong cryptography can help shape a freer world. Since 2020, Marco has been working with many organizations of the resistance, helping them circumvent online censorship, integrate open source alternatives to big tech solutions, and spread the cause of liberty.