Ms. Richdale is EVP of Quantum-Safe Security at ID Quantique SA, responsible for the Quantum Safe Security and Quantum Random Number Generator divisions. She has been working in the security industry for 15 years, focusing on cryptography, network security, identity management and strong authentication solutions. Prior to ID Quantique Ms. Richdale held the role of Managing Director International Operations of Bioscrypt, the enterprise access division of L1 Identity Solutions (now Sagem-Safran) . In 2001 she founded the company A4Vision, specialising in 3D face recognition, which was acquired by Bioscrypt in March 2007.
Ms. Richdale holds an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France) and a degree in modern languages (Russian & German) from Cambridge University. She is an occasional lecturer at the Infosec course at the University of Geneva and on the advisory board of the EPFL’s Management of Technology MBA course. In addition she is President of the Swiss chapter of ISC2.