Richie Lai Details

Richie is Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer of Bittrex. He previously served as a leader in the Amazon Information Security Team.

In this role, he managed a global 24/7 Security Operations Center responsible for Security Operations, Incident Response, External Threat Intelligence, Advanced Monitoring and Analysis, Vulnerability Management, Application Security as well as a development organization that supported all these efforts.

Prior to joining Amazon, Lai spent 12 years at Microsoft building up their security engineering and Internet crimes division.

Source: Crunchbase

Current Projects

Bittrex, Co-Founder and CIO


Seattle, WA U.S.


University of Central Florida, Computer Science, 1994-1996

Previous Projects

Amazon, Senior Security Manager, 2013-2017 Qualys, Director of Vulnerability Research, 2009-2010 Microsoft, Principal Development Manager, 2003-2009 Microsoft, Security Engineer, 2000-2003


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