Riddhiman Das is co-founder and CEO of TripleBlind.
Previously, Das worked in corporate venture capital and M&A for Ant Financial, a financial services arm of the Alibaba Group. In his role as head of international technology investments, Das was focused on deals in enabling technologies for Alipay worldwide including blockchain, artificial intelligence, security, IoT and computing. He also spearheaded the Ant Financial and Alibaba network in Israel, Silicon Valley and New York, helping bridge the gap between the Alibaba ecosystem and technology startups outside China.
Das came to Ant Financial through EyeVerify’s successful exit. At EyeVerify, he helped develop and commercialize a software-only, biometric method for verifying the identity of mobile users called ‘Eyeprints’, which is based on the unique vein patterns in the whites of a person’s eyes and has fingerprint-level accuracy.
A lifelong entrepreneur and innovator, Das has spent most of his career in leadership and technical roles in software and product development in startups, academia, and consulting across a variety of industries, including cybersecurity, fintech, digital identity, mobile payments, wireless systems, chipsets, healthcare, biometrics, security, and government and civil technology.
Das holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He received the 2013 White House Champions of Change from President Barack Obama.
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