Simon is an expert in cybersecurity, mobility and IoT, co-founder of Northern Virginia based cybersecurity startup RunSafe Security. He is a member of the Society of Auto Engineer’s IoT Cybersecurity Committee and an author in their new book “Cybersecurity for Commercial Vehicles”. RunSafe was developed as part of DARPA’s program of cybersecurity for DoD vehicles, drones, and medical devices. Simon also worked with Apple and Samsung in hardening their mobile devices for government use.
Previously, he was VP of Sales at Kaprica Security (acquired by Samsung), Mobile Program Director, DMI, market leader in managed mobility, and Worldwide Sales & Marketing Director at Thursby Software, market leader in Apple security. Prior executive roles include Red Hat, HP, Capgemini, a $9B hedge fund, a $50MM dot com, and a background in nuclear software engineering. He holds a BSc (Hons.) in Physics from U-Manchester, England, a MS in Law & Cybersecurity and EMBA (2019) from U-Maryland, with CISSP, CEH and CIPP/US certifications.