Dr. Joshua Baron started as a DARPA program manager in the Information Innovation Office (I2O) in August, 2017. Before joining DARPA he worked at the RAND corporation where he “investigated methods and tools to enable the development of enhanced decision-making capabilities for cyberspace operations. He also examined policy implications of virtual currencies as well as various cryptographic technologies.”
Dr. Baron is the Program Manager for the Brandeis program, which seeks to develop the technical means to protect the private and proprietary information of individuals and enterprises. His research interests include cryptography, secure computation, novel decision-making analytics for cyberspace operations and cybersecurity. DBLP lists nine publications for Dr. Baron.
Dr. Baron received his Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees in mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.