Jonathan Geater

Chief Technology Officer, Thales e-Security

Jon Geater is Chief Technology Officer for Thales e-Security where he is responsible for security and technology strategy, designing technical and cryptographic solutions to meet the ever-changing demands of cybersecurity threats. In a career dedicated to high-tech and cryptographic security Geater has held senior global roles in companies such as nCipher, ARM and Trustonic. He has designed, built and overseen leading-edge solutions for many industries such as mobile, IoT, payments and smart cities and at every level of scale from microchip fabric to cloud systems. A keen supporter of open standards, he has been a Board Director and Chair of the Security Task Force at GlobalPlatform, served on the OEC at the TCG, and was a founder of the Key Management Interoperability Protocol at OASIS.