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Welcome Remarks and Introduction to Confidential Computing

June 5, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Grand Ballroom Salon B

This keynote delivers welcome remarks including some exciting statistics about this year's summit. It then overviews the capabilities of the confidential computing technology when compared to other technologies. Stay tuned for a small surprise as well!

About the speaker

Raluca Ada Popa

Raluca Ada Popa

Associate Professor, Computer Science, UC Berkeley, and Co-Founder, Opaque Systems, UC Berkeley, Opaque Systems

Raluca Ada Popa is an Associate Professor at UC Berkeley. Raluca co-founded and co-directs the RISELab and SkyLab, labs aiming to build secure intelligent systems for the cloud and for the sky of clouds, respectively, and the DARE program for promoting diversity and equity. As faculty, she was awarded the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award 2021, a Sloan Research Fellowship, J. Lepreau Best Paper Award, Distinguished Paper Award, J. and D. Gray Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Computer Science, Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, NSF CAREER, Bakar Faculty Fellowship, and was selected to the list of 35 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review. She has been a co-founder and the President of Opaque Systems and co-founder (and served as CTO) of PreVeil.