Alexander Sherkin is a Software Architect at DarkMatter. As part of secure communications team, he is responsible for system architecture and security component design and development.
Over the past 10 years, Alex has worked for BlackBerry (previously Research In Motion) in a number of technical and technical leadership positions. At BlackBerry, he has designed and built security protocols, smart card frameworks, encryption modules, certificate enrolment systems, and secure email.
Alexander has a Computer Science degree with a minor in Combinatorics and Optimisation from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He holds over 25 patents in the field of certificate enrolment, security protocols, email security, server-side security, and security counter-measures.