Thomas is a passionate security researcher that works with DDoS, DNS and web threats. He created CloudPiercer.org, a widely-used cloud security vulnerability scanner. He loves diving deep into data and applying AI to counter large-scale security problems. Thomas is in the final stages of completing a PhD at imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven. Over the past years, he has published and presented at several top academic and industry security conferences, while being part of fruitful industry collaborations. Thomas was a visiting researcher at Stony Brook University (New York) in 2016 and at Anna University (India) in 2013.