Eric Michaud

CEO - Head of R&D in San Francisco, California

Founder and CEO of Rift Recon, previously Director of Hardware Curation at ExploitHub, and Computer and Physical security at Argonne National Laboratory Michaud has advised on physical security, computer security, lockpicking, and hackerspaces for over a decade. He is a professional cyber and physical security advisor; an R&D, test and analysis expert; and specializes in forecast and strategy. His skill opening impossible-to-pick locks earned him a place in locksport history with the "Michaud Attack." He co-founded and served on the Board of Directors for TOOOL US and is referenced widely in academic papers, talks and books including Open In Thirty Seconds.

Recent interview with Eric on WPIX 11 New York discussing the Art of Escape training and business traveler security tips article for Dagens Næringsliv.

  • Work
    • Rift Recon