Simon Hartley



Simon Hartley

VP / Co-founder
Runsafe

Simon Hartley

Simon is an expert in cybersecurity, mobility and IoT, co-founder of Washington DC-based cybersecurity startup RunSafe Security.  He is a member of the SAE’s IoT Cybersecurity Committee and a contributing 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 Sales 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 BS in Physics from U-Manchester, a MS in Law & Cybersecurity from U-Maryland Carey Law, CISSP, CEH and CIPP/US.

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