John Weinschenk is a technology executive who has led several companies to unprecedented success. John's career is marked with a broad background in both engineering and business. John has led technical groups in key security and enterprise software firms, and has brought his in-depth understanding of the latest technologies, market dynamics, and business models to leadership roles in business-strategy and marketing divisions at leading corporations. He brings a unique and rich experience to his role in leading Cenzic from technology innovator to market leader.
Prior to joining Cenzic, John was the Vice President of the Enterprise Services Group at VeriSign, the largest provider of digital trust services in the world. In that role, he held worldwide responsibility for marketing VeriSign's authentication, digital trust, and wireless services to Global 1000 companies. He forged several alliances with strategic partners, including IBM, where he drove the effort to embed VeriSign's public key infrastructure (PKI) technology in network access devices. During his two-year tenure at VeriSign, he led his division to double-digit revenue growth.
Before VeriSign, he served as CEO at TransIndigo. While growing that company from six to more than 50 employees, he shaped it into one of the leading developers of real-time transactional authority, and then oversaw the successful acquisition of the company by RSA. Prior to that, John established numerous pivotal business deals and relationships while holding various executive positions at Entegrity Solutions, including VP of Business Development and Alliances, VP of Product Operations, and VP of Worldwide Marketing. John was also the Director of Business Strategy at HAL Computer Systems, which was acquired by Fujitsu in 1993. Before that, John was Director of Engineering in Unisys Corporation's $1.4 billion Client/Server Systems group.
John has delivered many keynote addresses and talks at the most important conferences and trade shows in the technology sector, including Comdex '02, where he spoke on the future of IT security and digital risk. In the last year, he has also spoken at Internet World, the Enterprise Outlook Conference, MediaLive International, and HIPAA Summit West II, among others.
John holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BS in engineering from Union College. John is also a graduate of Stanford University's Executive Management Program, and is a frequent speaker at universities, seminars, and conferences in the US and abroad.