Long before founding Shostack & Associates, Adam Shostack had established himself a leader in systems security and analysis. An experienced program manager Adam Shostack, entrepreneur and influential professional technologist with expertise in the development of privacy and security solutions, Adam Shostack has been an asset to numerous technology-based firms, including multiple start-up companies and the well-known Microsoft corporation.
Adam Shostack has added value to many firms over his career, not the least of which was the mass-market privacy technology company known as Zero-Knowledge Systems. As Director of Technology with Zero-Knowledge Systems from 1999 to 2002, Shostack proved himself an adept team leader throughout his company tenure, particularly as creator and manager of the company’s ‘Evil Genius’ team.
As Zero-Knowledge professional, Shostack was largely responsible for positioning the company into a technical leader. Under his leadership, the eight-member Evil Genius team created a variety of new products, including numerous prototypes and the P3P Analyzer. Adam Shostack accepted ownership of the technical decisions for multi-million-dollar IP acquisitions, and was responsible for creating a companywide patent process.