Ryan HurstChief Technology Officer
Ryan Hurst is the chief technology officer at GlobalSign. In this role, he is responsible for developing the overall technology vision for the company, product architecture, standards development, compliance and overseeing the engineering and operations organizations.
Prior to joining GlobalSign, Mr. Hurst, a ten-year Microsoft veteran, was responsible for security engineering within the Advertising business. Prior to that he was responsible for integrating security and networking technologies such as cryptography, certificates, smart cards, biometrics, code signing, document signing, and network authentication into Microsoft products.
Mr. Hurst has authored a number of patents relating to security and software design and has been an active participant in the standards community, having co-authored and contributed to standards in forums such as the IETF and the Trustworthy Computing Group.