Pavol Rusnák, otherwise known as “Stick,” is Co-Founder and CTO of SatoshiLabs. Pavol is deeply involved in the development of sophisticated software and hardware projects such as TREZOR, where he is the core developer and cryptographer. Pavol is a highly regarded security expert and privacy activist and has been invited to speak at biggest technology oriented events such as Chaos Communication Congress, FOSDEM or LinuxTag.
Pavol graduated from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, majoring in Database Systems, with special emphasis on distributed systems. Along with his work, Pavol is Wizard for pebe/lab, where he works on hi-tech experimental, new media interactive installations. Pavol has also served as a board member of openSUSE Project and as a three-time mentor/administrator for the Google Summer of Code.