Basit Hussain, Ph.D.
Operating Partner
Professional Experience

Serial Entrepreneur with 20+ years in product planning, implementation, and high scale deployments. Technical Assessment of technology infrastructures, team building, and management of remotely distributed teams. Product innovation and Information discovery.

Sector Experience

Information Security and Privacy. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Semantic Analysis. Blockchain Implementations (Ethereum, Hyperledger, Stellar, NEO). Functional Programming. High scale cloud deployments.


Twenty-five years of software development industry experience. Nineteen years of experience in infrastructure and application security development. Focus areas include Infrastructure Security, Application Security, Natural Language Processing, Semantic Analysis, Blockchain implementation, and high scale deployments. Highly experienced in building scalable Linux infrastructures for mass deployment. Proficient in functional programming, object-oriented analysis, and Enterprise software development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Three patents awarded and multiple patents pending in the information security area. Ongoing R&D work in developing intellectual property in the areas of pattern analysis, natural language processing (NLP), and information security for the last ten years.

Pattern analysis deals with technical analysis of price action charts for the financial industry, especially fiat currency and digital currency trading. NLP techniques are using for trend detection within unstructured texts and applying it to sentiment analysis. The work in information security deals with information protection and information redaction in sensitive documents and applications. The technology is patented with several patents pending.

  • Information Security consultant for Chicago Board of Options Exchange, Huntington Banks, Vanguard Mutual Funds, Cotiviti, CHW
  • Formed and grew a venture-funded Information Security Startup
  • Founded a software consulting company and running it successfully for 15 years (fully organic)
  • Developed Intellectual Property in the areas of Information Privacy, Machine Learning, Data Visualization and Financial Markets Analysis
  • Multiple Patents and Pending Patents
  • Thirteen International Publications
  • Masters and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering