Rahul Sharma | Founder of Shield Protocol

In recent years, many prominent figures have emerged from Indian Blockchain and Crypto space and Rahul Sharma is one such name. The experienced Cyber Security Analyst left his mark by adopting the technology and creating a daily use security tool. Find all about “Rahul Sharma” – the Founder and CEO Shield Protocol.

Currently spearheading the “Shield Protocol”, which is marketed as First 2FA built on blockchain, Rahul Sharma has a long history of working in the research related to Cyber Security. Born April 11, 1990 in Punjab state of India, he is currently based out of Los Angeles, California.

We’ll dive into the entrepreneur’s journey as well as his scope of future endeavors in this article. But before that let’s take a quick sneak peak summary.

Quick Wiki

PersonRahul Sharma
Famous ForShield Protocol
Birthday11 April 1990
Birth PlacePunjab, India
Current Residence10, New York City, United States of America
Email[email protected]


Rahul pursued BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) From D.A.V. College, Jalandhar – one of the largest academic centers of North India, with notable alumni like Noble prize winner Dr. Har Gobind Khorana etc. He was in the 2007-2010 batch and received his graduation degree from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. In the same time period, He also received a Diploma (2008-2010) in “Data Care Management” from Guru Nanak Dev University.

He then enrolled in the prestigious MCA (Masters of Computer Application) program at Lovely Professional University in Phagwara, Punjab, India. He was in the 2010-2013 batch and received his masters degree with distinction. Inclined towards research, he later completed his PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from Punjab Technical University. The senior research fellowship from 2015-2022, was under Department of science & Technology and focus on cloud interoperability and Portability.

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Professional Career

In 2012, his last year of MCA, he got placed as a software engineer at “Lovely InfoTech” – responsible for all the University Management System related operations of Lovely Professional University. He worked as a Software Developer from February 2012 to February 2013 and then as a Sr. Software Developer from February 2013 to March 2014, at the company. During that time he enhanced his proficiency in Microsoft Dot Net, MS SQL Server, MySql, MVC, C#, Visual C++ and Windows Server Administration (Web/Windows Interface) technologies.

In August of 2014, Rahul Sharma got enrolled in Senior Research Fellowship at Indian Robotic Research, Jalandhar. He completed the same in April of 2016. Around the same time (from Apr 2014 – Jul 2016), he worked as the Chief Technology Officer of “RTS Info & IT Services” – a Software company based in Jalandhar, Punjab.

The multi-tasker intellectual then juggled his role as the “Senior Information Technology Project Manager” at “Rishika Construction Limited” from Aug 2016 – Apr 2019, all the while superbly handling his role as the CTO at “Gravity Code Lab Private Limited” from Sep 2017 – May 2019.

Meanwhile, Some of other notable work Rahul sharma was involved in his professional career includes:

CompanyJob Role (Period)
(Nov 2017 – May 2019)
Vitae TokenAWS Cloud and Security Specialist
(Dec 2018 – Mar 2020)
Data Intelligence Protocol (DIP, New York)Founder & Sr. Security Data Scientist
(Jul 2019 – Present)
iSquare InfoTech (Rajkot, Gujarat)Cyber Security Consultant
(Jul 2014 – Present)

Foundation of Shield Protofol and Its Future

Rahul sharma is fully committed to fulfill his vision of 4 Billion+ Internet Users on Shield Protocol Two factor authentication. “Shield Protocol”, the First 2FA on Blockchain which integrates 2FA backup with Binance Smart Chain, Polygon and Fantom Opera Mainnet is currently taking on the likes of Authy and Google Authenticator.

As the founder, he is currently steering the company to achieve further milestones like launch of shield pegged token on a chain, NFT storage & backup and the much awaited Shield in-app staking. We wish the untiring entrepreneur all the best in his future endeavors.

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