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GlobalSign Executive, Lila Kee, Finalist for ‘Women in IT’ Award

15 March 2018

BOSTON, Mass., March 15, 2018 – GlobalSign (, a global Certificate Authority (CA) and the leading provider of identity and security solutions for the IoT, today announced that General Manager, Americas and Chief Product Officer Lila Kee is a finalist for a 2018 ‘Women in IT’ Award in the category of “Security Champion of the Year.” She was nominated for her efforts to help global enterprises, IoT device designers and manufacturers, and other entities, secure their websites and servers, enable enhanced authentication and encryption and deliver strong device identities through GlobalSign’s cloud-based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology.

The Women in IT Awards is considered the technology world’s most prominent and influential diversity program.

Through a series of 18 awards, the event acts as a flagship and high-profile platform for the industry’s wide-reaching diversity efforts.

“I am delighted to be a finalist for this award with a group of incredible women who are all contributors to the security industry,” said Lila Kee, general manager and chief product officer, GlobalSign. “I applaud the organizers of the event for showcasing the many achievements of women in technology.”

This is not the first time Kee has been recognized for her accomplishments. CRN Magazine named her one of the ‘Power 100 Women’ three years in a row from 2011 through 2013.

The 2018 winners of the Women in IT Award will be announced on March 22 in New York City. A complete list of the finalists can be found here

About GMO GlobalSign

GlobalSign is the leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions enabling businesses, large enterprises, cloud-based service providers and IoT innovators around the world to conduct secure online communications, manage millions of verified digital identities and automate authentication and encryption. Its high-scale PKI and identity solutions support the billions of services, devices, people and things comprising the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit

About GMO Cloud KK

GMO Cloud K.K. (TSE: 3788) is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,500 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. For more information, visit

About GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit

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