Rajeev Barua

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Founder and Chief Technical Officer

Rajeev Barua is the founder, CTO, and former CEO of SecondWrite. He is also a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, binary rewriting, and program analysis. Under his leadership as former CEO, SecondWrite raised $1.6M in funding, and was selected among the top three startups among 30 applicant companies at the TechStars Startup DC competition in 2016. SecondWrite has also been selected among 40 leading cybersecurity startups for the Early Stage Expo at RSA 2017; RSA is the #1 cybersecurity conference worldwide with over 45,000 attendees. He has received the NSF CAREER award, the UMD George Corcoran Award for teaching excellence, and the UMD Jimmy Lin Award for innovation. He was a finalist for the “Inventor of the Year” Award given by the Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Maryland. He has published over 60 academic papers and holds five issued patents.