Kang Li is currently a professor of computer science and the director of the Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy at the University of Georgia. His research focuses are in the area of system and network security. He frequently speaks at industrial security conferences, such as BlackHat, SyScan, ISC, and PoC. Dr. Kang Li is the founder and mentor of multiple CTF security teams, including SecDawg and Blue-Lotus. He is also the founder and a player of the Team Disekt, a finalist team in the 2016 DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge.