2018 Innovator Under 35: Alexandre Rebert

Alexandre Rebert, ForAllSecure

Addressing the rise of cyberthreats by creating a computer that could fix itself

Alexandre Rebert, Founder, ForAllSecure

Alex Rebert is a computer security researcher and cofounder of ForAllSecure, whose mission is to test the world’s software and train future leaders in computer security. He received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from EPFL in 2011 and a master’s from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015. He is the coauthor of Mayhem, the first end-to-end system to automatically generate exploits on binaries. Mayhem found thousands of bugs and hundreds of exploits on real-world software. At ForAllSecure, he was leading the team working on the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC). In 2016, the automated system he helped create won CGC.


Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.