Alexandrea Mellen is a computer engineer specializing in mobile app development and information security. She has presented her research at Black Hat, the largest information security conference in the world, and MIT. Alexandrea has spent a great deal of time mentoring startups in the Boston community as a partner at the Dorm Room Fund and as a mentor for multiple universities, including Hult Business School. She also worked as an engineering consultant for startups around Boston before founding her own startup, Terrapin. Get in touch here.
March 2013 to Present
CEO, iOS Developer, & InfoSec Researcher
September 2016 to 2017
June 2007 to Present
Engineering Sales, Webmaster, & Recruiter
July 2011 to May 2014
April 2014 to May 2015
November 2014 to May 2015
May 2013 to September 2013
November 2011 to January 2012
January 2014 to May 2015
Adding CIA to DNA
The Future of Commodity Hardware Security and Your Data
Q&A: App Development Entrepreneur Weighs in on Women in STEM
Inside a Hacker Cantina
How Secure is Your Cell Phone?
Beware of the Square!
This Boston University Student is Trying to Make a Difference One iOS App at a Time
The Dorm Room Fund Adds 4 New Students to Its Investment Team
Researchers Turn Square Reader into Credit Card Skimmer in Under 10 Minutes
Hacks turn Square's reader into a card-stealing machine
Square reader to card skimmer in less than 10 minutes
Researchers Unveil Square Reader Mobile POS Hacks