After spending nearly two decades co-founding start-ups and working within multi-national integrators, Gary Marsden, Cloud Services Director at Thales, is now bringing to market the company’s latest innovation; Data Protection On Demand, a data protection marketplace. Following the path of new technologies and growth markets has led Gary into the heart of many exciting and innovative products and projects. He has been instrumental in the development of managed and cloud services for voice, data, IT infrastructures and security markets. Joining CryptoCard in 2007 (later acquired by Safenet) Gary led the development of the managed authentication service business, achieving a leadership position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for 4 years in succession and growing the user base from 30 users to over 2.5 million users in 2015.
Gemalto, a Thales company, is a global leader in digital security, bringing trust to an increasingly connected world. We design and deliver a wide range of products, software and services based on two core technologies: digital identification and data protection. Our technology is at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. It enables our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things. Our 15,000 employees of more than 120 nationalities serve customers in 180 countries and had revenues of €3bn in 2018. Gemalto is part of the Thales group, a €19bn international organization with more than 80,000 employees in 68 countries worldwide.