Meet the Council


Robin Alden

Chief Technical Officer for TLS/SSL

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

Prior to joining Sectigo 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.


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


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.


Joanna Fox

Sr. Manager of Compliance for Secure Certificate Services

Joanna Fox is the Senior Manager of Compliance for Secure Certificate Services at GoDaddy. She represents GoDaddy at the CA/Browser Forum, the standards body governing certificates. Joanna joined GoDaddy in 2008 with a focus in PKI since 2009.

GoDaddy powers the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18.8M+ customers worldwide and 78M+ domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work.

Chris Kemmerer

Chris Kemmerer

Manager of Compliance

Chris Kemmerer joined in 2014 and is currently Manager of Compliance. In addition to representing at the CA/Browser Forum and participating in various ballot initiatives, he is pleased to work as part of the CA Security Council to address issues facing Certificate Authorities and the community of relying parties.

Corey Bonnell


CASC Representative: Andrea Holland

SecureTrust helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, we enable businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs.