Matt Molinyawe

Matt Molinyawe is a vulnerability analyst and exploit developer for the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) program. In this role, Molinyawe analyzes and performs root-cause analysis on hundreds of vulnerabilities submitted to the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) program, which represents the world's largest vendor-agnostic bug bounty program. His focus includes vulnerability research along with analyzing and performing root-cause analysis on hundreds of zero-day vulnerabilities submitted by ZDI researchers from around the world. He has presented at numerous security conferences including DEF CON, RuxCon, Power of Community, and PacSec. Prior to joining ZDI, Matt worked as a reverse engineer for General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and a software engineer for both USAA and L3 Communications. In 2014, Matt was part of the ZDI team that exploited Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 x64 during the Pwn4Fun event at CanSecWest, which helped raise over $80K for charity. In his spare time, he was also a 2005 and 2007 US Finalist as a Scratch DJ. Matt has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. Twitter: @djmanilaice