Jon Geater

Jon Geater is cofounder and CTO of Jitsuin, where he applies his expertise in cryptography, cybersecurity, and blockchain to the challenging issues of the Internet of Things and digital transformation. With 20+ years’ experience in commercial crypto, hardware, and cyber security — leading technology and product teams at the cutting edge of technology and security innovation — he is dedicated to furthering the industry through open collaboration and has founded/edited successful industry standards in the areas of trusted execution, trusted computing, payments cryptography, and enterprise key management. Mr. Geater has also served multiple terms in official leadership and technical positions at Digital Twin Consortium, Hyperledger, PCI Council, OASIS, GlobalPlatform, and TCG. Prior to these roles, he held senior global technical positions at Thales e-Security, Trustonic, ARM, and nCipher, where he built chip-to-cloud solutions for payments, mobile, aerospace, automotive, and industrial security while leading large global teams of experts innovating the next big thing in security. He also has hands-on experience in designing and implementing security for large direct expansion systems, such as the UK smart energy grid and the cybersecurity framework for the UK’s only fully autonomous on-road, self-driving car trials. He can be reached at