Carlos Creus Moreira
Founder, Chairman and CEO WISeKey
Carlos Creus Moreira, Spanish-born, Swiss national, began his career as a UN expert on IT, eSecurity and Trust Models, working for ILO, UN, UNCTAD, ITC/WTO, World Bank, UNDP, ESCAP from 1983 to 1998. A recognized early stage pioneer in the field of digital identity, he was also Adjunct Professor of the Graduate School of Engineering Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology from 1995 to 1999 as well as Head of the Trade Efficiency Lab at the Graduate School of Engineering at RMIT.In 1999, he founded the Geneva-based online data security firm WISeKey SA, where he currently serves as Chairman and CEO. Mr Moreira’s unique profile, which combines extensive high level international diplomacy experience and emerging technologies expertise, has positioned him as a distinctive authority, thought leader, and entrepreneurial force in today’s digital world where the acquisition and trusted protection of a digital identity has become an essential step for citizens and entities across the globe. He is a Member of the UN Global Compact, Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council, Founding Member World Economic Forum Global Growth Companies. World Economic Forum New Champion 2007 to 2015, Vice Chair World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade 2012/15.Founder of the Geneva Security Forum SA, Member Global Clinton Initiative, Founder of the Geneva Philanthropy Forum, Vice President Malaga Valley, Co-Founder Association International Mobility AIM. Vice President, World Trade Center, Geneva, a Commitment holder at the Global Clinton Initiative On Mobile-Banking and digital identification for poverty alleviation 2007 to 2015, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. PACI. Most recently he was named to the Swiss bi-weekly financial journal Bilan’s list of ‘the 300 most influential people in Switzerland’ for 2015.