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.

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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.