Head of Security Consulting NA, ESCRYPT
At Certicom, Rob developed smartcard technology, headed the cryptographic library team, headed a new technology team, managed a hardware team in producing secure components, lead teams developing products in secure facilities, and delivered secure hardware and firmware to Qualcomm, BlackBerry, GM, Texas Instruments and Zigbee Smart Energy.
After Certicom was acquired by BlackBerry, Rob joined BlackBerry’s Advanced Technology Team and delivered novel solutions for BlackBerry handsets and infrastructure.
After BlackBerry, Rob was VP Engineering at a small startup which built PKI and NFC technology, during which time he was also technical advisor to the principal investigators of the SCMS, the advanced PKI initiative at CAMP in the US for anonymous but traceable vehicle-to-vehicle messaging.
He also spent a little time at a large telecom developing new cloud security initiatives before joining ESCRYPT/ETAS, where he leads the North American teams performing automotive security consulting and custom security software development.