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WISeKey Appoints Ben Stump as VP of Business Development, Brand Protection & Customer Engagement, And Gweltas Radenac as Director of The IOT/Connected Objects Business Line


Geneva, Switzerland, APRIL 14, 2020: WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey“, SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a leading cybersecurity and IoT company announced today that it has appointed Ben Stump as VP of Business Development, Brand Protection & Customer Engagement for the U.S., and Gweltas Radenac as Director of the IoT/Connected Objects Business Line.

Mr. Stump was most recently the Chief Technology Officer at OpSec Security where he developed and implemented OpSec’s digital transformation and introduced SaaS offers for supply chain management with blockchain technology, consumer engagement and license management as well as managed service offers for online brand protection.  At OpSec, Mr. Stump focused on the development and global expansion of the company’sentire product and services portfolio and its go-to-market strategy.  Prior to OpSec, he held executive management positions with Westell Technologies, Kentrox, Digicel, and Telcordia.  

Mr. Radenac has an extensive experience  in the high-tech industry in Asia and Europe,. During his career he  focused on the development of businesses and definment of  product and service roadmaps in domains such as: mobile industry within Sagem, M2M industry with the launch of XYFI router, consumer electronics industry with the launch of Facebook e-reader with Qisda Taiwan and also robotics industry within Softbank Robotics with the  launch of  Pepper robot in cooperation with Foxconn.

Most recently, Mr. Radenac was the Smart Home Business Unit Director of Otio & BeeWi, the affiliate of Groupe HBF specialized in smart buildings where he was driving the roll-out of a complete IoT Smart Home solution with Microsoft.  

Carlos Moreira, WISeKey’s Founder and CEO noted, “We are thrilled to have Ben and Gweltas joining our team. Their diverse background managing complex processes within corporations or start-ups combined with their in-depth knowledge of Brand Protection, Digital Transformation, and IoT ecosystems and applications will be highly valuable as we continue to build upon the solid foundation of WISeKey and continue our rapid  global growth and expansion.”

About WISeKey

WISeKey (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a leading global cybersecurity company currently deploying large scale digital identity ecosystems for people and objects using Blockchain, AI and IoT respecting the Human as the Fulcrum of the Internet. WISeKey microprocessors secure the pervasive computing shaping today’s Internet of Everything. WISeKey IoT has an install base of over 1.5 billion microchips in virtually all IoT sectors (connected cars, smart cities, drones, agricultural sensors, anti-counterfeiting, smart lighting, servers, computers, mobile phones, crypto tokens etc.).  WISeKey is uniquely positioned to be at the edge of IoT as our semiconductors produce a huge amount of Big Data that, when analyzed with Artificial Intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications to predict the failure of their equipment before it happens.

Our technology is Trusted by the OISTE/WISeKey’s Swiss based cryptographic Root of Trust (“RoT”) provides secure authentication and identification, in both physical and virtual environments, for the Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions among objects and between objects and people. For more information, visit

Press and investor contacts:

WISeKey International Holding Ltd 
Company Contact:  Carlos Moreira
Chairman & CEO
Tel: +41 22 594 3000
WISeKey Investor Relations (US) 
Contact:  Lena Cati
The Equity Group Inc.
Tel: +1 212 836-9611


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