Rob Chandhok appointed as Non-Executive Director of Intercede Group plc
Cybersecurity expert Intercede today announced that Rob Chandhok will join the Board of Intercede effective 1 April 2015 as an independent non-executive director.
Rob Chandhok is a technology strategist who is well versed in creating business value in the mobile and Internet of Things markets. He is currently President, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Helium Systems Inc., a San Francisco based IoT startup. Prior to this he was President of Qualcomm Interactive Platforms and Senior Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies. In this role Chandhok was responsible for the strategies underlying the development and productisation of Qualcomm’s mobile software technologies, and the integration of mobile operating systems and the applications written to them with the company’s industry-leading chipsets. In his capacity as the President of the Qualcomm Innovation Center, he also served on the board of the Symbian Foundation.
Chandhok was most recently associated with Qualcomm’s developments in the Internet of Things. He championed an industry initiative called AllJoyn, which is an open source project driving interoperability between over 100 companies in the Allseen Alliance, especially in home consumer electronics.
Intercede CEO Richard Parris said: “I am delighted that Rob has chosen to join the Intercede Board. His considerable experience and background in software and embedded systems makes him the ideal person to see the value of the Intercede secure mobility and IoT proposition. His participation on the Intercede Board will greatly assist Intercede in shaping and executing our growth strategy.”
Rob Chandhok added: “I believe Intercede’s technology for managing digital trust on embedded devices is critical to securing modern applications in the Cloud. The Intercede platform has horizontal applicability across a wide range of mobile and IoT ecosystems and I am pleased to be invited to help drive the strategy for Intercede’s exploitation of this very large opportunity.”
The following information regarding Ravinder (Rob) Paul Chandhok’s (aged 52) appointment is required to be disclosed under Schedule 2g of the AIM Rules for Companies:
Other directorships held within the last five years:
Qualcomm Connected Experiences Israel Ltd.;
Qualcomm Connected Experiences Switzerland AG;
Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc.;
Qualcomm Labs, Inc.;
Sierra Acquisition Corporation;
Within Technology, Inc.
Intercede is a software and service company specialising in identity, credential management and secure mobility. Its solutions create a foundation of trust between connected people, devices and apps and combine expertise with innovation to provide world-class cybersecurity.
Intercede has been delivering solutions to high profile customers, from the US and UK governments to some of the world’s largest corporations, telecommunications providers and information technology firms, for over 20 years.
Intercede’s MyID software is an identity and credential management system that enables organisations to create and assign trusted digital identities to employees, citizens and machines and in turn allows secure access to services, facilities, information and networks. MyID adheres to international standards, while remaining simple enough to be deployed onto consumer devices such as smartphones, tablets and other devices in the Internet of Things.
In 2015 Intercede launched MyTAM; enabling trusted applications to be loaded into a mobile device’s Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), providing hardware-level security for Android apps. The cloud-based service provides a cost-effective and convenient way for developers and corporations to protect their apps and users’ sensitive data.
For more information visit www.intercede.com.
Intercede Group plc
Richard Parris, Chairman & Chief Executive
Andrew Walker, Finance Director
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Stuart Andrews, Corporate Finance
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