Matt Pillar joins PolySwarm’s advisory board

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - October 9, 2018 - PolySwarm, the first decentralized threat intelligence marketplace, announced today that Matt Pillar will join the PolySwarm Advisers Council. Pillar will help guide the company with his product development expertise.

Pillar currently works at Facebook, leading complex product development and distributed systems infrastructure projects. He will apply his skills and prowess to support PolySwarm by advising the team on development best practices, leveraging his years of experience running successful software development teams at a number of leading technology firms. The addition of Pillar will help PolySwarm continue to execute its mission of curating a successful security marketplace.

“Resources and people are too often underutilized and stagnant in the cybersecurity space,” said Matt Pillar. “PolySwarm is solving this problem by enabling everyone in this community to contribute and be compensated accordingly, all within a trusted environment. PolySwarm will unlock the power of an aligned, global and diverse collection of the best and the brightest in the threat protection community, all while making the world more secure.”

Pillar joins a number of internationally renowned infosec expert PolySwarm Advisers including former McAfee CIO Mark Tonnesen, former CEO and Chairman of ebookers.com Dinesh Dhamija, Former Senior Network Scientist for Cisco Systems Stephen Gill, former Senior Vice President of Intel Security Patty Hatter, author of The IDA Pro Book Chris Eagle, Co-Founder and CEO of Trail of Bits Dan Guido, Founder and CEO of Basis Technology Carl Hoffman and Founding Director of Partnership for Modern Puerto Rico Alberto Bacó-Bagué.

“We are thrilled to have Matt join the team and will benefit from his deep technical and managerial insight,” said Steve Bassi, PolySwarm CEO. “His engineering and product development experience at world-class companies like Facebook will be invaluable, especially as we continue to grow our unique security ecosystem.”


PolySwarm is the first decentralized marketplace allowing security experts to build anti-malware engines that compete to protect consumers. PolySwarm incentivizes a global community of information security experts to disrupt the $8.5 billion cyber threat intelligence industry, providing enterprises and consumers with unprecedented speed and accuracy in threat detection. The PolySwarm market runs on Nectar (NCT), an ERC20-compatible utility token. For more information, please visit PolySwarm.io.

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