Martin Simka received his MSc degree in electronics and multimedia telecommunications and PhD degree in electronics from Technical University of Košice, Slovakia, in 2002 and 2010, respectively. During stages abroad he was a member of research teams at universities in France, Germany and Belgium focused on secure embedded implementations of cryptographic modules. Since 12 years he lives and works in Poland. He has gained experience as a solution architect and project manager in high-tech areas like biometrics, digital TV, PKI. He is an expert in cryptography and content protection systems. In 2013 has co-founded (ISC)2 Poland Chapter, since 2015 he is part of the board. Recently, he joined Showmax (a Naspers company) where he is responsible for product and project management.