Bell ID, a leading smart token management solution provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of leading industry expert Grant Evans as Advisory Director with immediate effect. Grant will be responsible for strengthening and developing the company’s strategic alliances, as well as providing complementary support for the advancement of Bell ID’s identity token management solutions for governments, enterprises and institutions. Grant will also play a pivotal role in the company’s expansion into the American regions.
Grant joins Bell ID with 25 years’ experience as a Senior Executive, CEO and board member of various public and private organisations within the security and identity sector including: 3VR, A4 Vision, American Electronics Executive Advisory Committee, Bioscript, Comdex Advisory Board on Security, Congressman Honda’s Blue Ribbon Security Board for Home Land Security GridIron Systems and Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP). Most recently Grant was Chairman and CEO of Actividentity, a NASDAQ listed security company.
Throughout his career Grant has driven companies into leading global market positions, initiated and driven technology standards and raised more than US $150 million in investment capital. He has also held numerous advisory roles in partnership with investment groups that have included Menlo Ventures, Pearl Street Ventures, Reserve Venture Group and Vector Capital.
Pat Curran, Chairman at Bell ID, comments: “We are delighted that Grant is joining the Bell ID team. With extensive knowledge and experience gained within the security and identity industry, we look forward to the wealth of expertise that he will bring to expand Bell ID’s global reach in these key market areas.”
About Bell ID
Bell ID (www.bellid.com) is a worldwide technology leader in the field of smart card/ token management solutions, with the largest team in the industry dedicated exclusively to developing software that manages life-cycles, applications and cryptographic keys. Having operated in this highly specialised field for 20 years, Bell ID is a true card and token management expert providing unparalleled knowledge, experience and products to an unrivalled portfolio of customers. Bell ID’s software is used in finance, identity and mobile solutions worldwide.