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WISeKey recruits Sheetal Mehta as Senior Vice President in charge of WISeKe'y Affiliates and Venture Capital
Geneva (ots) - WISekey, the world's most trusted e-security infrastructure and leading provider of Internet trust services, today announced it has appointed Sheetal Mehta as senior vice president and general manager of the WISekey's Affiliates Network Division.
Sheetall, formerly a Microsoft Director in charge of Venture Capital Relation and Emerging Business will be working with WISekey in forging strategic alliances with world's top Venture Capital firms to help their portfolio companies leverage digital identification technologies and partner with WISekey in the establishment of a network of Affiliates expanding the WISekey technology globally.
This project was launched as part of WISekey support to the World Summit on Information Society. WISekey in cooperation with Microsoft and the OISTE Foundation will be providing a Digital Identification Infrastructure designed to support a network of 20,000 Certification Authorities creating a de-facto global digital identity community of 20 million users. http://www.globeinvestor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CNW/20051116/C 4566
"Sheetal will be assisting WISekey to expand its international reach and brand name recognition worldwide together with supporting the social venture capital endeavors of the OISTE foundation" said Carlos Moreira, CoFounder, Chairman and CoCEO of WISekey. Sheetal will be assisting us in targeting and generated new relationships with emerging markets where digital identification technologies could be developed and applied to location specific verticals.
Sheetal's appointment will enable us to strengthen our position as a leading player in the esecurity sector," said Malcolm Hutchinson, WISeKey's Co-Founder and Co-CEO. " Her experience and relationships in the financial and Venture Capital sector will assist WISeKey in establishing national projects and expanding the WISeKey representation worldwide. We are delighted to welcome her to the team."
Sheetal completed her MSc at the London School of Economics and is currently pursuing a PhD in Social Venture Capital and the Value of Community-held Intellectual Property. She is also a TiE Charter Member, Advisor the to United Nations Digital Diaspora Network of Africa, member of several Venture Capital organizations globally, and recent recipient (by Prince Charles and the Asian Women of Acheivement Awards), of the Social and Humanitarian Award for taking technologies to developing communities around the world.
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