WISeKey Welcomes Top Executive Gary Shainberg From BT as Chief Digital & Innovation Officer

By Wisekey Sa, PRNE
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 4, 2011 - WISeKey announces the arrival of Gary Shainberg in the newly established
role of Chief Digital & Innovation Officer to lead the eSecurity company into
new global markets.

Gary Shainberg joins WISeKey after serving as Vice President, Global
Technology & Innovation Support at BT. Since 1997, Gary was involved in the
design, development, and sale of many of BT's IP-based services.

Gary is passionate about the future of technology and applied innovation.
He has spoken at many events around the world and is quoted extensively in
Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle. In 2006, Gary was
appointed to the Israel Britain Business Council to promote trade between the
two countries. Previous to BT, Gary ran one of the UK's earliest ISPs, his
own business, and provided 17 years of successful service to the Royal Navy
as Aircrew and SAR Diver.

Gary will lead WISeKey's innovation of services in existing markets, and
use his experience to develop new opportunities in the Service Provider and
Telco sectors.

According to Shainberg: "After 14 years in BT, 17 years in the Royal
Navy, I look forward to using my experience and tenacity to help WISeKey
become the premier global eSecurity company."

Carlos Moreira, WISeKey's CEO, said "We are very happy Gary has joined
WISeKey and will work with us to develop disruptive technologies for the
mass-market and to boost WISeKey's international presence."

About WISeKey:

WISeKey is a privately-owned company in Geneva, Switzerland with a number
of regional subsidiaries, a leader in digital identification and
authentication technologies, whose mission is to transform the Internet into
a fair tool for conducting secure, electronic transactions.

    WISeKey SA
    Eileen Weinberg

Contact: WISeKey SA, Eileen Weinberg, eweinber at wisekey.com , +41-22-594-30-00.

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