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Scott Vanstone

Dr. Scott A. Vanstone(1947–2014)


  • Co-founder of Certicom; Former VP Cryptography Research, Advanced Technology at BlackBerry
  • PhD (Mathematics) — University of Waterloo
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Waterloo; Taught for 35 years; 125 Patents; 150 Research Papers
  • Authored several books including “The Handbook of Applied Cryptography” and “A Guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography”
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy of Sciences — 1998
  • Premier's Award for Lifetime Achievement in Innovation — 2009
  • Fellow of the International Association of Cryptologic Research (IACR) — 2011
  • Canadian Technology Leader Award: Lifetime Achievement Award — 2014 (posthumously awarded)
Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Co-Founder; President and Chief Executive Officer; Chairman of the Board

  • Master of Science Degree (Mathematics) — University of Tennessee
  • Formerly: CEO and Director of Arcamatrix; VP, Electronic Commerce, MasterCard International; VP Sales and Marketing, Certicom; Director of International Sales — Asia Pacific, Cylink
  • Former Cryptologic Mathematician with the United States Government
  • Member of the Perimeter Institute’s Emmy Noether Council
  • WOW Innovator of the Year Award — 2015
  • Serves on boards of numerous organizations and associations
Bruce MacInnis

Bruce MacInnis

Chief Financial Officer

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree — University of Toronto
  • Canadian CA and CPA
  • 30 years of Financial Management experience — Primarily with early-stage technology companies
  • Former Chief Financial Officer of numerous companies including: Prinova, Inc; Redline Communications Limited (TSX:RDL); MyScreen Mobile, Inc. (OTCQB:MYSL); Bioscrypt, Inc. (TSX:BYT) (subsequently acquired by L1 Identity Solutions); Certicom Corp. (TSX:CIC) (subsequently acquired by Research in Motion)
  • Has generated in excess of $150 million in capital; Successfully listed companies on the TSX and Nasdaq
  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountant’s “Performance Reporting Board” — 2005–2012
    • Currently a member of the Committee’s “Small Company Advisory Group”
Brian Romansky

Brian Romansky

Strategic Technology

  • Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert; Over 25 years experience in advanced security solutions
  • Principle consultant for the US DOT V2X Crash Avoid Metrics Partnership (CAMP)
  • Master of Management and Technology – R&D Management — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1997
  • Bachelor and Master of Science — Electrical Engineering — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Former: Executive Director of Corporate Innovation, Pitney Bowes; VP — Technology & Strategy, SyferLock Technology
  • Launched and ran an IT Security R&D lab at Pitney Bowes
  • Member of advisory board of SecLingua Inc.
  • Inventor on 25 US Patents
Pino Porciello

Pino Porciello

Product Management and Marketing

  • Over 20 years experience in technology product management and development, strategic marketing, and corporate/business development for industrial automation and critical infrastructure industries
  • BASc. and MASc — Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • MBA — Kellogg School of Management and Schulich School of Business
  • Held numerous senior technical and management positions in several early stage technology companies
  • Former: President and CEO Systems With Intelligence; VP Marketing, RuggedCom; Product Manager, General Electric
  • Co-chair of ITS Canada Automated Vehicle/Connected Vehicle Technical Subcommittee
  • As VP Marketing at RuggedCom, helped position company for a successful IPO on the TSX
  • A follower of Peter Drucker’s maxim that a business has only two functions — marketing and innovation
Tony Rosati

Tony Rosati

Business Development — IoT; NFC / RFID and LoRa Technologies

  • BSc Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • Over 30 years experience in software and data security
  • Former: Principal Researcher Cryptography & Standards BlackBerry; VP Marketing Certicom Corp
  • Co-founder TimeStep Corporation, start-up specializing in Virtual Private Networks; acquired by Newbridge
  • Chair NFC Forum — Security Technical Working Group
  • Distinguished Fellow of the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research (CACR)
  • Fellow Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE)
Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Product Development

  • Bachelor of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
  • Over 10 years experience in Software Product Development
  • Joined TrustPoint Innovation in 2014 as a Senior Software Developer and now leads TrustPoint Innovation’s product development team
  • Oversees TrustPoint Innovation’s Certificate Authority (CA) and Public Key Infrastructure functionality, and CA-based solutions
  • Former Software Development at OpenText,, Ontario Power Generation
  • Established track record in delivering quality products on-time and under budget