As CTO EMEA, Tony will be responsible for guiding the Guardtime technology roadmap, expanding our innovative solutions for Guardtime's global customers whose goal is proving the absence of compromise in data, systems and global infrastructures at industrial scale.

Prior to joining Guardtime, Tony  provided engineering direction for new products and solutions across enterprise, finance, and telco markets for more than 20 years. Tony has held senior positions in R&D and Systems Engineering, building centers of excellence for product innovation in information security, mobility, large-scale network simulation, and managed cloud solutions.

Prior to 2015, Tony was engaged by A10 Networks to lead technical operations and extend the CTO office and A10 solutions through EMEA. Prior to this role, he held CTO and lead engineering positions for several cloud and security startups, including leading Security & Business Continuity practices for  Nokia, Deutsche Bank and BT Global Services. Tony is a long standing member of the IEEE and is completing a Masters in Computational Intelligence & Robotics at the Centre for Computational Intelligence, England.

Matthew Johnson, Chief Technology Officer of Guardtime said, "Tony brings an extraordinary wealth of experiences and technical acumen - to include roadmap development and integration expertise.  His experience will directly benefit the maturation, innovation, and invention around Guardtime's technology.  Tony has always delivered immense value to the firms to which he has served and led. Tony's leadership is key to Guardtime being able to deliver relevant value to our customers and I'm extremely pleased he has joined our executive staff as we develop solutions for Big Data, IoT, M2M, infrastructure protection, and enterprise."  

Mike Gault, Guardtime CEO added “We continue to consistently attract top notch security, networking and software professionals. What Guardtime is developing will be a critical element of IT and Telecom infrastructure for decades to come and we are thrilled to be hiring world class professionals to help secure digital society. Our recent partnership with Ericsson shows the opportunity of using Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) to address the security and governance challenges that the Fortune 500 face and the arrival of these industry veterans confirms our commitment to provide our clients with the highest level of expertise necessary for securing their network environments."