Simon Hartley

Growth Hacking, Computer Software

Cybersecurity / Mobility Executive

Simon Hartley's Bio:

Simon has been captivated by innovation since first setting eyes on an Apple computer in grade school. Today, he works with government customers at the startup CIS Mobile, introducing its altOS enterprise mobile security platform. He also worked with Apple and Samsung in hardening their platforms to meet the needs of the US Government marketplace. He is a speaker and writer on cybersecurity, advisor to the Mach37 Cybersecurity Accelerator, and the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC). Previously, he was VP and Co-Founder of the startup RunSafe Security, VP at the startup Kaprica Security (exited to Samsung), and Director Worldwide Sales & Marketing at Thursby Software (exited to Identiv). Simon began his career in nuclear software engineering between England and France. He then held executive roles at HP, Red Hat, Capgemini, a leveraged hedge fund, and a dot-com. Simon holds BS, MS, and Executive MBA degrees, is a US Citizen, and is based in the Washington DC area.

Simon Hartley's Experience:

  • Strategic Accounts at CIS Mobile

    Launching the altOS mobile cybersecurity product for a new division of CIS Secure Computing, which has a long history of building secure versions of Custom-off-the-Shelf (COTS) communications devices for government clients.

  • Advisor at RunSafe Security, Mach37 Accelerator, and ATARC Research,

  • VP Business Development & Co-founder at RunSafe Security

    Lead sales, partners, channels, strategic marketing, and thought leadership for a rapidly scaling $15+ million cybersecurity startup pioneering Alkemist™ hardening technology designed to disrupt attackers and protect vulnerable embedded systems and devices.

  • VP Sales & Marketing at Kaprica Security (exited to Samsung)

    Led sales, marketing, and product management for mobility cybersecurity startup Kaprica Security. Kaprica founded by a team of cybersecurity experts from Lockheed's red teams and members of Carnegie Mellon University's renowned DefCon CTF hacking team. Built 8-figure pipeline. Exited to Samsung 10/2016.

Simon Hartley's Education:

  • University of Maryland Smith School of Business

    Executive MBA
  • University of Maryland Carey School of Law

    Masters in Law & Cybersecurity
  • University of Manchester

    B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics

Simon Hartley's Interests & Activities:

Simon's interests include technology, innovation, fitness, and yoga.