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Stanoje Rnić

Criminalist and Founder of Digital Forensics Initiative – Archibald


Stanoje Rnić is a Belgrade-based criminalist specializing in combating cybercrime. His passion for computers and entrepreneurial mindset led him to starting his first digital business at the age of 13. During his studies in criminalistics, he worked on a number of projects as a data analyst and published a series of articles on cybercrime and social media in the Serbian daily newspaper Politika.

Stanoje is the Founder of the Digital Forensics Initiative Archibald, which organizes the Blockchain Forensics Forum. His mission is to raise awareness about the threats of cryme in the digital space and build capacities in public and private sectors to combat cybercrime effectively.

Since founding Archibald, Stanoje has led a number of initiatives in Serbia, including:

  • Partnering with Chainalysis for advanced blockchain forensics training based on CISC for the entire Crypto Forensics Unit within the Service for Combating Cybercrime at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.
  • Organizing workshops with representatives of the FBI and HSI on asset recovery and crypto seizure delivered to judges, prosecutors, and investigators dealing with organized and cybercrime from the Adria region
  • Launching certification courses in blockchain and mobile forensics with ADF Solutions and AnChain for Southeast European experts.

Stanoje graduated in Criminalistics from the University of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies in Belgrade. This education gave him a solid foundation in crime prevention, biometric identification, crime investigation strategies, sophisticated criminalistics techniques, and high-tech crime combined with practical experience through different office and field placements within the Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs.