In this episode of AQ’s Blog & Grill, Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, President and Chief Executive Officer of TrustPoint Innovation Technologies, joins Alan to discuss the secure future of the Internet-of-things. TrustPoint IT has been developing innovative security solutions for machine-to-machine applications for over 20 years. Sherry explains how Elliptic Curve Cryptography (a public-key encryption method) is used in everything from fashion brands to credit cards and motor vehicles, and how it will be used as the connected age continues to develop.
TrustPoint IT was recently recognized by Deloitte as one of Canada's “Companies-to-Watch” in the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards. Sherry Shannon-Vanstone was also awarded Innovator of the Year in 2015 at the WOWtheworld™ – Waterloo Region awards. Sherry shares her spectacular story of success, praises the helpful ecosystem in Waterloo Region, and tells us what’s next for TrustPoint Innovation Technologies.
About Our Guest:
Sherry Shannon-Vanstone is the President and Chief Executive Officer of TrustPoint Innovation Technologies. She is also a member of the Perimeter Institute’s Emmy Noether Council and sits on boards of numerous organizations and associations. After discovering her exceptional talent in mathematics at a young age, she went on to earn her Master of Science degree in mathematics at the University of Tennessee.