Began career as a UN expert on IT, e-security and trust models; 1983-98, worked for ILO, UN, UNCTAD, ITC/WTO, World Bank, UNDP and ESCAP. Early stage pioneer in the field of digital identity. 1995-99, Adjunct Professor and Head of the Trade Efficiency Lab, Graduate School of Engineering, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. 1999, founded WISeKey; currently, Chairman and CEO. Member, UN Global Compact; Global Clinton Initiative. World Economic Forum: Founding Member, Global Growth Companies; 2007-15, New Champion; 2012-15, Vice-Chair, Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade; Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. Founder: Geneva Security Forum; Geneva Philanthropy Forum. Named one of the 300 most influential people in Switzerland for 2013, Bilan.