Dr. Xinyu Xing

Co-founder, CSO, and Chief AI Scientist

Dr. Xing currently serves as the Chief Security Officer at Sec3, where he leads the security service team alongside Dr. Nick (Yunhui) Zheng.

Dr. Xing is also an Associate Professor at Northwestern University, where his research interests include OS/AI/Web3 security.

His team has achieved significant success in the field of AI, machine learning, and cyber security, publishing more than 60 research papers at AI and security conferences. They frequently participate in CTF (Capture The Flag) competitions, ranking consistently among the top 10 teams on CTFtime. Over the past three years, the team has continuously advanced to the DEFCON finals and its key members have been regularly invited to present at prestigious industrial conferences, such as BlackHat and DEFCON. Furthermore, they have won Pwn2Own and reported hundreds of high-risk software bugs.

Dr. Xing holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and has previously served as the Director of Security at JD.com, one of the world's largest online stores.