Former Apple Executive Jon Callas Brings Mobile Security and PKI Expertise to Entrust as Chief Technology Officer
DALLAS, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing online identities and information, today announced that Jon Callas, one of the most respected and well-known leaders in the mobile security industry has been appointed Chief Technology Officer. Callas brings more than 30 years of experience to his new position at Entrust, where he will be responsible for shaping the direction of new technology and innovation, particularly as the company continues to develop solutions for mobile, as well as logical and physical security. He will report directly to Entrust President and CEO, Bill Conner.
“I am very pleased that Jon Callas will be joining Entrust’s senior leadership team,” said Conner. “Jon’s deep understanding of mobile security, coupled with his recognized expertise in growing and leading software businesses make him a natural complement to our organization.”
Prior to joining Entrust, Callas co-founded PGP Corporation which specialized in email and data encryption software. Over the course of more than fifteen years, Callas held leadership functions including CTO and CSO. Most recently, he also served as an operating system security expert with Apple. Additionally, he has held leadership positions with corporations including Wave Systems Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation and Counterpane Internet Security Inc. He has also authored several Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards including OpenPGP, DKIM, and ZRTP.
“As technologists, our most important commitment is to our customers – the real people who use and interact with our products every day,” said Callas. “I know that Entrust is committed to not only creating security solutions that address real world challenges, but also designing products that are versatile and easy-to-use. I’m looking forward to being a part of Entrust’s continued growth and success.”
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