He’s a serial technopreneur, has a track record in algorithms, machine learning, Blockchain and Cryptography and, has built & sold IP that ended up at Google, Intel, OpenText, HP. Toufi Saliba is CEO @ TodaCorp & PrivacyShell, Chair at ACM PB CC and a board member & advisor to several tech ventures and 7x F500 companies. PrivacyShell’s portfolio founders have an aggregate of over $27B in exits.
Toufi’s background is mainly in Machine Learning, Decentralized Governance, Distributed Computing, and Cryptography (Blockchain). He has authored and co-authored several algorithms, protocols, and patents. Toufi’s companies have had several exits from software that he built from ground up.
He sits on multiple Silicon Valley startup boards, is the founder of the TodaQ foundation, and Chair of the ACM Practitioner Board Conference Committee.
Currently, Toufi runs a startup factory and InfoSec advisory with Todd Gebhart (ex- Co-President of McAfee & Vice-Chairman of Intel Security) and Dann Toliver (ex-NASA scientist and cryptographer). The firm is called PrivacyShell Corp with offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Toronto.
PrivacyShell academic partners are growing, currently from Cornell, Stanford, Maryland, Technion, University of Toronto, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Berkley, and MIT. Toufi’s #1 goal in life is enhancing technology to help achieve global prosperity while building profitable businesses and enablements from within.