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Tal Rabin

Tal Rabin

Head of Research Algorand Foundation


Tal Rabin is a researcher whose general area focuses on cryptography and, more specifically, on secure multiparty computation, threshold cryptography, and proactive security.

She has obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Hebrew University, Israel in 1994. She joined the cryptography group at IBM Research in 1996 and managed it from 1997 to 2019. She served as a member of the SIGACT Executive Board and a council member of the Computing Community Consortium. She initiated and organizes the Women in Theory Workshop, a biennial event for graduate students in the Theory of Computer Science.

Tal is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the ACM and a fellow of the International Association of Cryptologic Research (IACR). She is a 2019 recipient of the RSA Award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics and winner of the 2014 Anita Borg Women of Vision Award for Innovation and listed by Forbes as one of the World’s Top 50 Women in Tech for 2018.

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