Mike is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of ISARA Corporation, where he is focused on the technical vision and direction for ISARA’s quantum safe cryptography solutions. Mike is driven by a love for solving problems involving the art and science of cryptography and security, and by his passion for helping his teams achieve their full potential. He was previously the VP of Security Product Management and Research at BlackBerry, where he co-founded the product security practice and was responsible for the vision and execution of security for all BlackBerry products. Mike has spoken at global security events including RSA, CTIA, GTEC, Bloomberg, APECTEL and InfoSec Europe. He holds a Masters of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, focusing on cryptography, and is also an active innovator with over 150 issued or filed patents.