Mohamad Foustok

Bold Type

Mohamad Foustok

Mohamad has more than 25 years of leadership experience developing secure software for mission-critical applications. His leadership experience ranges from CTO at a medical devices startup to Chief Software Architect at a Fortune 500 company. He has led hundreds of software projects ranging from embedded drivers in tiny microcontrollers to global enterprise and government communication systems with the highest levels of security. Mohamad designed and implemented the first and only in-browser crypto module to receive FIPS 140-2 certification and the only FIPS 140-3 compliant solution for securing commercial devices in classified spaces. He has worked directly with the highest security organizations in the US (NSA, CIA, DISA, DoD) to develop highly secure communication systems, and he designed one of the only software systems in the world that can thwart both Spectre and Meltdown attacks per NSA’s review. As a partner and Chief Software Architect at Bold Type, Mohamad now dedicates his vast software and cybersecurity expertise to helping medical device companies bring secure, FDA-compliant software to market. Mohamad received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Imperial College, London, and has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, completing all coursework required for a PhD with a 4.0 GPA.