Yuji Ukai

IRL Name: 
Yuji Ukai

Yuji Ukai is currently the he chief executive officer of Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc, known as a technical opinion leader in Japanese security industry which he co-founded in 2007.

After completing his Ph.D. in computer science at the National University of Tokushima, he began his employment at Kodak research and development center in Japan where he worked on research and development for digital device and embedded security. In 2003, he moved to United States and started working on development of vulnerability scanner product at eEye Digital Security as a Senior Software Engineer. He also worked for research of vulnerability analysis, vulnerability auditing, malware analysis, embedded system security, P2P network security, etc. as a Senior Research Engineer at eEye research group. In 2007, he moved back to Japan and became a co-founder of Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc.


Discovered many critical security vulnerabilities affecting various software products as well as pioneered vulnerability analysis and exploitation of embedded system based on real time operating systems.

Review Board Member of Blackhat