Meet the Team

Spherical Defence is home to the best minds in AI research, computer security and engineering. Our team composes of postgraduates from Cambridge, Oxford, Berkeley and UCL.

Executive Board


Dishant Shah

Chief Executive Officer


Dishant graduated with an M.Sc. in information security from University College London. He distinguished himself as the second place finalist for the Microsoft CTF tournament, an international hacking event. Dishant’s industry experience and business connections provide him deep insight to the greater information security and entrepreneurial space. Dishant invests his time internationally in the tech scenes of San Francisco, London, and Mumbai. 

Jack Hopkins

Chief Technology Officer


Jack has an MPhil degree in Advanced Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded a distinction. During his time there, he made several contributions to the field of Computational Linguistics, and has had his work featured on the radio, in publications such as New Scientist, and once in the popular TV show QI. Jack has been an avid rower since he was a teenager, and holds a British Record on the Concept2 rowing machine. Nowadays he spends his time developing software and corraling Research Engineers.

London Team