Denis Mandich

Chief Technology Officer
Denis Mandich
Founding member of the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C)
Industry Advisor to the NSF IUCRC Center for Quantum Technology
Founding member of the Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance (MQA)
ANSI Accredited Standards Committee X9
Forbes Technology Council
Startup Foundry
Rutgers University


Qrypt CTO and co-founder, Denis Mandich, focuses on quantum security, R&D, post-quantum encryption (PQC) algorithms, and standards bodies. He holds several patents in cryptography, cyber technologies, and information processing. Denis is a founding member of the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), a founding member of the NSF-funded Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance (MQA), an industry advisor to the first NSF-IUCRC-funded Center for Quantum Technologies (CQT), advisor to the Quantum Startup Foundry and former board member of quantum chip manufacturer Quside.

Before joining Qrypt, Denis served 20 years in the US Intelligence Community working on national security projects, cyberinfrastructure, and advanced technology development. He has degrees in Physics from Rutgers University and speaks native-level Croatian and Russian. He publishes extensively on the quantum threat to national economic security.

“I believe privacy is a nonnegotiable human right. I never met anyone in the US intelligence community who disagreed. Qrypt tools make it possible to speak freely among ourselves again, without fear of monitoring or even being canceled.”

– Denis Mandich

Chief Technology Officer