Robin Alden

Chief Technical Officer for TLS/SSL
Comodo CA Ltd.

Robin Alden is the Chief Technical Officer for TLS/SSL at Comodo CA Ltd. He has responsibility for policy and operations for the Web PKI-related CAs operated by Comodo CA and is skilled in the area of PKI. He oversees operations and industry standards-compliance for Comodo CA in relation to the Web PKI. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing global computer systems and solutions.

Prior to joining Comodo CA in 2000, Alden held senior programming and technical positions with British Airways, CAPS and InfoSys Gaming Ltd.

He earned a B.Sc. in computer science & electronics from the University of London, and an M.Sc. in computer science from the University of Manchester.


Rick Andrews

Senior Technical Director for Website Security

Rick Andrews is senior technical director for Website Security at DigiCert Corporation. He is responsible for the security and high-level architecture of all DigiCert’s SSL and Code Signing products and services. Andrews has almost two decades of PKI experience.

Prior to DigiCert, Andrews worked in a similar position at Symantec. Symantec sold its Website security business to DigiCert in 2016. Andrews came to Symantec via its acquisition of VeriSign’s Trust Services unit. Prior to VeriSign, he co-developed Apple Computer’s AppleTalk network architecture and a number of other network services. Andrews has a BSEE from the Cooper Union in New York City and an MS in Computer Science from UCLA. He holds several U.S. patents in PKI-related topics.


Chris Bailey

VP of Strategy and Business Development – Certificate Services

Chris Bailey is Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Entrust, a global leader in the identity-based digital information security market for nearly two decades.

Previously Bailey was the General Manager of Trend Micro SSL and Business Incubation for Trend Micro SSL, which was purchased Entrust. Before that, Bailey served as the CEO and co-founder of the certification authority AffirmTrust, which was acquired by Trend Micro in 2011, and as co-founder and CTO of GeoTrust, a major world Certification Authority acquired by VeriSign in 2006.


Doug Beattie

Vice President, Product Management
GMO GlobalSign

Doug Beattie is VP Product Management at GMO GlobalSign, one of the longest established Certificate Authorities (CA) and leaders in Managed PKI services. In this role, he is responsible for defining, positioning and launching all SSL-related products.

Prior to joining GMO GlobalSign, Mr. Beattie was Principal Systems Engineer at General Dynamics where he was the lead architect responsible for driving and building a smart card management system issuing over 500K PKI-enabled smart cards for the US government.

Prior to joining General Dynamics, Mr. Beattie was the Director of Product Management at GeoTrust where he led the SSL line of business from their first SSL certificate sale through the successful acquisition of the business. He has also held positions at CyberTrust Solutions, a PKI and e-Security firm, Securant Technologies, an access and privilege management product, and GTE Government Systems Corporation

Mr. Beattie co-authored the “Domain Validation” patent which has revolutionized the way SSL certificates are issued. He also holds and maintains his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. He received his bachelors in Mathematics and Physics from Gettysburg College and his Masters in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University


Dean Coclin

Senior Director of Business Development

Dean Coclin has more than 30 years of business development and product management experience in cybersecurity, software and telecommunications. As Senior Director of Business Development at DigiCert, he is responsible for driving the company’s strategic alliances with IoT partners in the consumer security market, and with other technology partners. Coclin is also the previous chair of the CA/Browser forum.

Previously Coclin spent 7 years at Symantec in a similar role and was one of the founders of ChosenSecurity, an Internet security firm which was sold to PGP Corporation in February 2010. PGP was subsequently acquired by Symantec in June 2010. Prior to this, Coclin served as director of business development at GeoTrust which was sold to Verisign in 2006. Prior to joining GeoTrust, Coclin was vice president of product management at Betrusted, an e-security firm where he directed product management, product marketing and product technology. He has held positions at Baltimore Technologies, CyberTrust Solutions, and GTE Government Systems Corporation.

He holds a BSEE from George Washington University and an MBA from Babson College. Coclin is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance.

Timothy Hollebeek

Timothy Hollebeek

Software Architect

Timothy Hollebeek has more than 15 years of computer security experience, including eight years working on innovative security research funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. He has been heavily involved in encryption and key management with work on full disk encryption, file/folder encryption, email encryption, Point-to-Point encryption (P2PE) for credit card numbers, financial key management, and certificate authorities.

Tim continues to be actively involved in standards organizations, including ASC X9, regularly representing DigiCert on the X9F4 and X9F6 groups. As part of those efforts, he was heavily involved in the creation of X9.119 part 1, the new standard for P2PE and the 2016 update to X9.24 part 1. He is also the working group chair for the new X9.24 part 3, which updates the Derived Unique Key Per Transaction (DUKPT) algorithm to use modern cryptographic methods, and the five year update to X9.111, “Penetration Testing within the Financial Services Industry.” He also represents DigiCert at the CA/Browser forum and on the CA Security Council.

Tim holds a BA from Calvin College, and spent four years researching highly efficient algorithms for detailed simulations of small molecule reactions while working on a PhD at Princeton University.


Bruce Morton

Director, Certificate Technology & Standards
Entrust Datacard

Bruce Morton has a background in project management and systems integration. He currently serves as the CA operations manager at Entrust Certificate Services (ECS), where he promotes security, governance and risk management.

Mr. Morton has been working in public key infrastructure (PKI) since 1996. He has worked with customers deploying PKI and has been overseeing operations of the ECS PKI since 2005. He was Entrust’s representative on the CA/Browser Forum for seven years and now supports projects within the IETF.

Mr. Morton monitors the SSL industry and provides insight into digital certificates through the Entrust Insights blog.

Mr. Morton is a graduate of University of Waterloo, where he received an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Concordia University.


Daymion Reynolds

Sr. Director of Security Products

Daymion Reynolds is the Product Manager and Sr. Director of the SSL/PKI Security Products at GoDaddy. He is responsible for GoDaddy’s Certificate Authority, CA product management, CA partnerships, and PKI architecture, engineering and operations. He represents GoDaddy at the CA/Browser Forum, the standards body governing certificates.

Daymion joined GoDaddy in 2007 with the hosting dedicated services team. He later became the GoDaddy Hosting Architect responsible for architecture, and technical vision of GoDaddy hosting products. He then moved to become the Sr. Director of internal Shared Services supporting all of GoDaddy’s products. Earlier in his career, he was an architect and program manager for Intel factory automation accountable for wafer factory automation.


Jeremy Rowley

Executive Vice President of Product

Jeremy Rowley leads DigiCert’s product development teams serving its emerging markets clients that require security solutions for the Internet of Things, U.S. federal healthcare exchange, advanced Wi-Fi and other innovative technology sectors. Rowley also represents DigiCert’s interests within various industry standards bodies and has authored several industry standards now in use. Rowley actively participates in groups such as the CA/Browser Forum, IETF, Mozilla Forum, NIST, ICANN, and the CA Security Council. Rowley was a key participant in drafting the CA/Browser Forum’s EV Guidelines, Baseline Requirements, and Network Security Guidelines, and he continues to draft new policy and guidelines today.

Prior to joining DigiCert, Rowley worked as corporate counsel for another large Certificate Authority, helped build programs to achieve efficiencies within law firms, and served as chief software architect for a global chemical software group. Rowley earned a JD from Brigham Young University as well as MS and BS of Science, Chemical Engineering at the same institution. Rowley is a member of the Utah Bar and currently serves as president of the Utah Bar Association’s Cyberlaw division.



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