Max Veytsman is pretty passionate about security. Before joining State Machinery, he worked at a security consultancy helping financial and healthcare industry clients create more robust web and mobile applications. Nowadays, Max straddles the line between building and breaking, dividing his time between development and penetration testing.
Max has been a speaker at many security conferences, and has taught students around the world to hack web and mobile applications.
Phillip Mendonça-Vieira has an unhealthy relationship with the internet. After working for large financial institutions, he found himself building out an early-stage startup and hasn't looked back since.
Phill has helped organize five technical conferences, and gives talks at local user group meetings. He's worked on over a dozen projects ranging from consumer facing startups to project management tools at large enterprises. He organizes xvzf, a quarterly story telling night for computer people.