VP Business Development, PQShield
Alan is a proven entrepreneur and technology executive focused on cybersecurity, IoT and embedded software solutions. He is VP, Business Development for PQShield, the leading provider of Post Quantum Crypto Solutions.
Prior to joining PQShield Alan was VP of IoT & Embedded Solutions at Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA), the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority. Alan joined Sectigo as part of the company’s acquisition of Icon Labs, a leading provider of security software for IoT and embedded devices, where he was President and co-founder, as well as the architect of Icon Labs' award-winning Floodgate Firewall. Icon Labs was named a 2014 Gartner “Cool Vendor” and 2015 Gartner “Select Vendor” focused on creating The Internet of Secure Things by providing security solutions for even the smallest IoT devices.
Prior to founding Icon Labs, Alan worked for AT&T Bell Labs and Motorola. He is a frequent industry speaker and blogger and holds multiple patents related to telecommunication and security.
Alan has an MS in computer science from Northwestern University.