As founder & CEO of Qrypt, Inc., Kevin Chalker coordinates the company’s global business development efforts, builds strategic partnerships, and maintains client relationships. Qrypt’s mission is to redefine how data is protected, transmitted, and stored. The Qrypt solution delivers everlasting security by creating quantum secure encryption. The Qrypt team is composed of proven cryptography and security experts from academia, industry, and government.
Before founding Qrypt, Kevin founded and led Global Risk Advisors (GRA), a full-spectrum security services firm, where he established an extensive consulting business supporting the U.S. government and friendly foreign governments, militaries, and industry clients. Nested within the global GRA structure are two, distinct business units – GRA Maven and GRA Quantum. GRA Maven provides world-class training to military, government, and law enforcement special operations personnel in the areas of rescue, mobility, and urban operations. GRA Maven clients are peerless, GRA Maven instructors are experts in their fields, and the caliber of GRA Maven training courses cannot be topped. GRA Quantum is a pioneering information security services firm founded upon the belief that every organization has the right to keep their data private and secure. GRA Quantum offers a matchless level of cybersecurity services, drawing on a team with vast on-the-ground knowledge and real-world insight that can only be gained from first-hand experience.
Previously, Kevin worked for the U.S. government where he spent extensive time overseas, living and working on six continents. Earlier, Kevin lived and worked in Japan, both for the Japanese subsidiary of a multinational corporation, as well as in public service for the government of Japan. As a graduate school student, Kevin served as a research associate at the Washington, D.C., based think tank, Center for Strategic and International Studies.