Vindicia Board of Directors

Dr. Taher Elgamal

Dr. Taher Elgamal

Co-founder & Chief Identity Officer of IdentityMind

Dr Elgamal is a recipient of the RSA Conference 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award. He is recognized as the "father of SSL" the Internet security standard Secure Sockets Layer. Dr Elgamal also invented several industry and government standards in data security and digital signatures, including the Digital Signature Standard (DSS). He has held several executive roles at technology and security companies, including CTO of Tumbleweed Communications, CEO/CTO and cofounder of Securify Inc, Chief Scientist of Netscape Communications. Dr Elgamal has been awarded several patents in online security, payments and data compression.

Dr. Elgamal sits on the board of Vindicia and is special advisor to Onset Ventures, Glenbrook Partners, Arcot Systems, Facetime, Symplified and Zetta.