GENEVA, Switzerland, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey announces the arrival of Gary Shainberg in the newly established role of Chief Digital & Innovation Officer to lead the eSecurity company into new global markets.
Gary Shainberg joins WISeKey after serving as Vice President, Global Technology & Innovation Support at BT. Since 1997, Gary was involved in the design, development, and sale of many of BT's IP-based services.
Gary is passionate about the future of technology and applied innovation. He has spoken at many events around the world and is quoted extensively in Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle. In 2006, Gary was appointed to the Israel Britain Business Council to promote trade between the two countries. Previous to BT, Gary ran one of the UK's earliest ISPs, his own business, and provided 17 years of successful service to the Royal Navy as Aircrew and SAR Diver.
Gary will lead WISeKey's innovation of services in existing markets, and use his experience to develop new opportunities in the Service Provider and Telco sectors.
According to Shainberg: "After 14 years in BT, 17 years in the Royal Navy, I look forward to using my experience and tenacity to help WISeKey become the premier global eSecurity company."
Carlos Moreira, WISeKey's CEO, said "We are very happy Gary has joined WISeKey and will work with us to develop disruptive technologies for the mass-market and to boost WISeKey's international presence."
WISeKey is a privately-owned company in Geneva, Switzerland with a number of regional subsidiaries, a leader in digital identification and authentication technologies, whose mission is to transform the Internet into a fair tool for conducting secure, electronic transactions.
Contact: WISeKey SA Eileen Weinberg email@example.com +41-22-594-30-00
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