Yubico is an experienced team of 50 entrepreneurs, engineers, doers and contractors, led by a core team, presented below and based in California, Sweden and the UK.

In 2014 and 2015, Ram Shriram (Google’s founding board member and a former executive at Amazon.com) joined as investor and Board member; and Marc Benioff (CEO and Founder of Salesforce), David Cheriton (professor at Stanford and an early investor in Google), as well as Ori Eisen (renowned entrepreneur in fraud prevention), joined as investors.

Stina Ehrensvärd

Stina Ehrensvärd

CEO & Founder (USA)

Visionary IT entrepreneur with proven track records of creating and bringing new technology innovations to global markets. Education in industrial product design.

John Salter

John Salter

Corporate Development (UK)

Ten years of sales management success with Oracle during the 90s led John to work with select high-tech, high-growth start-ups in innovative sectors to bring about major transformations.

Mattias Danielsson

Mattias Danielsson

CFO (Sweden)

Previously with Accenture, co-founder and CEO of Tradera (acquired by eBay), co-founder of Avito.ru. M.Sc. in Economics and Business, Stockholm School of Economics. Ph.D. studies at SSE and UC Berkeley.

Jerrod Chong, CISSP

Jerrod Chong, CISSP

VP Solutions Engineering (USA)

Over fourteen years of IT security experience specializing in enterprise software sales. Proven success in managing large complex enterprise customers at both Pointsec Mobile Technologies and Check Point. M.S.E. Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan.

Jakob Ehrensvärd

Jakob Ehrensvärd

CTO (USA)

Built his first computer at the age of 15, self-employed software and hardware engineer since 19, designed the security system for a nuclear plant at 25 and has since then developed IT solutions for various industries.

Tricia McGillis

Tricia McGillis

VP Marketing (USA)

More than 20 years of promoting technology. Designed the first years of Wired magazine. Built some of the earliest online communities and community tools. Specializes in digital marketing and data analysis.

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David
Wolfgang-Kimball

VP Operations (USA)

Brings over 20 years in the biotech and technology industries spanning research, engineering, infosec and IT roles, as well as two decades experience producing high-end conferences such as e.g. and TED.

Simon Josefsson

Simon Josefsson

Security Architect (Sweden)

Internationally recognized Internet security expert specializing in implementation and standardization. Prolific contributor of security software to the GNU project and standardization work in the IETF. M.Sc. in Computer Science from Stockholm University.

Terry Shofner

Terry Shofner

SVP Sales Americas (USA)

Accomplished senior sales executive with proven sales records of security and technical products, including Pointsec Mobile Technologies and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

Tord Fransson

Tord Fransson

VP Sales EMEA (Sweden)

20 years of experience in the IT security industry in various sales, business development and engineering positions. Previous at McAfee and RSA Security.

Ronnie Manning

Ronnie Manning

Director Public Relations (USA)

Over fifteen years of combined internal/agency public relations and marketing focused on consumer, technology and security markets.

Dain Nilsson

Dain Nilsson

Engineering Lead (Sweden)

After 3 years of increasing responsibilities at Yubico, promoted to Software Engineering Lead (from Senior Software Developer). Previously, Software Developer at Eviware and SmartBear. Masters in Information Technology.

Helene Åström

Helene Åström

Financial Director (USA)

Seasoned manager with experience in all aspects of financial functions.

Sue Heim

Sue Heim

Information Development Manager (USA)

More than 15 years in the security industry. Previously with PGP and Symantec, has worked in both marketing and technical writing teams. Recognized as a leader in the technical writing field.

John Fontana

John Fontana

Identity Evangelist (USA)

Brings nearly 20-years experience writing about technology, security, privacy and identity for numerous publications. Blogs about today’s leading-edge issues and has a column at ZDNet.com, Identity Matters.

Derek Hanson

Derek Hanson

Solutions Architect (USA)

With over 15 years of experience in IT security and operations, Derek has specialized in identity. Prior to Yubico, Derek was the identity architect for Costco and built multi-factor authentication systems in the Fortune 100, still in place today.

Laura Huaman Ayala

Laura Huaman Ayala

Partner Development Manager (USA)

A published researcher with a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University and an MSc. in Global Health from Karolinska. Previously at Stanford School of Medicine, the World Health Organization, and UCSF.

Dan Lydell

Dan Lydell

Inside Sales Account Executive (USA)

A highly motivated and successful 15-year veteran of technology sales, account management, and partnering experience focused on providing solutions with a client-first philosophy.

David Maples

David Maples

Solutions Engineer (USA)

Proven skill in providing quality Customer Support and Documentation for multiple Companies with diverse user-bases, including individuals, businesses and government entities.

Tommaso De Orchi

Tommaso De Orchi

Solutions Engineer (Sweden)

Ms.c. Computer Scientist with international background, experienced in information security, cryptosystems and social engineering with a great passion for Science.

Olivier Sicco

Olivier Sicco

Sales & Marketing Assoc. (Sweden)

Master in Computer Science with eight years of international experiences mixing technical sales and operations. Enjoys solving problems and exceeding customer’s expectations.

Klas Lindfors

Klas Lindfors

Senior Software Developer (Sweden)

Experience in identity management and complex web systems as Systems Architect at Stockholm University.

Alessio Di Mauro

Alessio Di Mauro

Software Engineer (Sweden)

Computer security enthusiast, international researcher, scientist. M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Sapienza University of Rome. Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark.

Deniz Ekin Akkaya

Deniz Ekin Akkaya

Hardware Engineer (Sweden)

Previously hardware and software developer at SICS (Swedish Institute of Computer Science) and Stockholm University. Has worked with artists, technology developers, and UX designers. Masters in System-on-Chip Design.

Konstantinos Georgantas

Konstantinos Georgantas

Embedded Systems Engineer (Sweden)

Embedded systems engineer with experience from security- open source, and Internet of Things. Formerly at Ericsson and Samsung. MScE in Communication Systems, KTH, Stockholm.

Alvin Toh

Alvin Toh

Operations Manager (Sweden)

NUS Engineering graduate with an interest in IT security and a passion for putting customers first.

Amery Xu

Amery Xu

Logistics Manager (USA)

Detail oriented administrator with experience in international shipping and handling.

Jean Paul Galea

Jean Paul Galea

System Administrator (Sweden)

Started working in the IT industry at 17 years of age. Background in software development, interested in Linux and BSD systems, with a passion for infosec.

Chris Halos

Chris Halos

Support Engineer (USA)

More than nine years of IT experience creating end-user documentation and providing telephone and in-person technical support for small businesses, a large hospital network, and a USAID-implementing partner abroad.

Matt Legitt

Matt Legitt

Senior Support Engineer (USA)

Fifteen years of IT experience managing small to large IT infrastructure and security topologies. Passion for problem solving, creative engineering, and fixing things with duct tape.

Sheryl Tjernberg

Sheryl Tjernberg

Logistics Manager (Sweden)

Motivated professional with experience in marketing and relocation industries. Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Oregon State University and owner of content editing business. Passion for delivering superior customer service.

Niklas Sjöblom

Niklas Sjöblom

Supply Chain Manager (USA)

More than six years of experience in electronics production from low to high volume. Several years of experience in automation -- enthusiastically automated multiple production lines.

Yee Jen Tio

Yee Jen Tio

Data Analyst intern (Stockholm)

Business Analytics student from National University of Singapore with strong interest in big data.

Chris Streeks

Chris Streeks

Solutions Engineer (USA)

Technical professional specializing in software security for both large enterprises and SMBs. Formerly a Systems Engineer at Kaspersky Lab.

Danny Goff

Danny Goff

Senior Solutions Engineer (USA)

Fifteen years in IT infrastructure and operations while recently specializing in authentication offerings. Previously at SecureAuth and Hitachi. Masters in Info Sys Security.

Rob & Bob

Rob & Bob

Hard Working Guys
(Sweden & USA)

Molds, configures, tests, laser marks and packs 10,000 YubiKeys per day, 24 hours and seven days a week.