SecureKey Technologies Inc. appoints new CEO
TORONTO, SecureKey Technologies Inc., a developer of secure authentication solutions that extend the power of chip-based identity and payment credentials to online and mobile transactions, has appointed Charles Walton as Chief Executive Officer. Walton brings over thirty years of entrepreneurial experience in the security technology industry related to authentication, smart card ID systems, NFC/mobile data systems, and the bank card payments ecosystem. He will commence his new role in August, following his departure as General Manager and EVP of the NFC & Secure Payments Business at INSIDE Secure where he has worked since 2005.
SecureKey recently completed a $30 million strategic investment round and launched a new authentication service for the Government of Canada that allows Canadians to use their bank authentication credentials to obtain access to online government services.