Cyber Security

WISeKey appoints Jonathan LLamas as VP Decentralized Strategy

WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey” or “Company”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a global leader in cybersecurity, digital identity, and Internet of Things (IoT) innovations, operating as a holding company, today announced the appointment of Jonathan LLamas as VP Decentralized Strategy, effective March 6, 2024. Mr. LLamas joins the team to lead the Company’s ambitions towards its strategic Web 3.0 transition.

Mr. LLamas, a serial blockchain entrepreneur and topic expert lecturer at top European Universities, brings nearly two decades of strategic and entrepreneurial experience to WISeKey. He began his career in Investment Banking before shifting into the FinTech space 10 years ago. He has since built multiple platform businesses and led digital strategies for a Swiss Financial Institution. His extensive experience within highly regulated environments brings the level of professionalism and scalability WISeKey is committed to provide to the Web 3.0 industry.

Prior to joining WISeKey, Mr. LLamas created a leading blockchain venture studio in Switzerland, which delivered landmark Swiss blockchain projects to Fortune 500 companies and Top European Academics. Mr. LLamas was also the CEO of a tech company which developed a personal data management platform running on Ethereum and Polygon, and enabled half a million users worldwide to control and monetize their private data.

Mr. LLamas holds a master’s degree in finance from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, studied Business Administration at the Business School of Stockholm University, and received his undergraduate degree from Université Paris 1 La Sorbonne.

Carlos Moreira, Founder and CEO of WISeKey, commented, “I warmly welcome Jonathan to the WISeKey team, where he will be pivotal in advancing our Web 3.0 decentralization strategy. Through collaboration with our group of companies, Jonathan will play a key role in the development of strategic projects centered around our Web 3.0 transition. His professional and entrepreneurial expertise make him a valuable addition to the team, and I look forward to further driving innovation and progress at WISeKey together.”

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