Jennifer Arcuri

Co-Founder & CEO

Jennifer Co-Founder and CEO of Hacker House. Launched in fall of 2016, the team of Hacker House™ has opened a secure location outside Manchester and Shoreditch in East London. Hacker House is a team of computer hackers who demand innovation within the information security industry. We champion cyber skills and training to encourage security as an every day utility to our digitally connected world. Jennifer is an advisor to Hackers and Founders in Silicon Valley, alongside Founders for Schools across the UK. In June 2015, she also launched the Cyber Security group, Cyber TLA, as part of Tech London Advocates Group, and is a certified ethical hacker herself. Also founder of PinkSheet Database, the official database of professional women. The list features women who consider themselves an expert in their chosen field. By establishing this unique network of women, Pinksheet serves to optimize women’s voices for speaking events and media. She hosts monthly dinners with the women of tech London and is an advocate for women all around the world to develop technology skills. Her entrepreneurial career began in California in digital distribution, technology, and film production. She sold a video streaming platform in 2009 as well as produced “La Valise”, a short film sold at the Cannes Film Festival.

Matthew Hickey

Co-Founder & Director

Matthew is a hacker and cyber security expert. Matthew has been providing commercially led security testing engagements for over 10 years. Having obtained a variety of CESG CHECK and CREST certifications during his career. He has been highly-sought to lead long-term engagements that accurately reflect real-world security challenges, simulating attacks on global and high-risk environments. Predominantly he specializes in offensive security testing, highlighting vulnerabilities leveraged by malicious attacker’s so that appropriate remediation can be sought and implemented. Matthew develops exploits and security tools for use in bespoke testing engagements. Matthew has researched and presented on security weaknesses in embedded systems, cryptography, offensive security technologies and mobility solutions such as GSM and RF (radio). During his computer security research he has published a wide-range of offensive security testing tools and information to assist in protecting digital systems from cyber threats. Matthew is highly passionate about computer security and matters of privacy not just within corporate environments and has volunteered and spoken at events such as London’s first CryptoParties and CryptoFestival. These events were intended to bring security and operational security practices to at-risk individuals such as journalists, human rights volunteers, people living in or visiting oppressive societies & countries as well as the general public.

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