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WISeKey Expands its Asian Team by Appointing Ken Chen as Director of Sales for Taiwan

WISeKey Expands its Asian Team by Appointing Ken Chen as Director of Sales for Taiwan

Geneva, Switzerland – April 24, 2023: WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a leading global cybersecurity, AI and IoT company, announced today the appointment of Ken Chen as Director of Sales in Taiwan, effective immediately. Ken Chen will actively contribute to the expansion of WISeKey business in Asia targeting both the Taiwan OEMs and more particularly ODMs who design and manufacture a significant share of electronic equipment such as IoT for Global OEMs.

Mr. Chen brings over 20 years of senior level sales and channel management experience, specifically in semiconductors, telecoms and AI. Before joining WISeKey, Mr. Chen led Taiwan’s sales team at Maxim Integrated a global manufacturer and distributor of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, and computing markets. Previously, he served at Ericsson (Taiwan), a multinational networking and telecommunications company as Channel Sales Manager. Mr. Chen holds an M.A. degree from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan.

David Khalifa, WISeKey’s VP of Global Sales noted, “We are excited to have Ken join our team. His extensive sales expertise and knowledge of Taiwan OEMs, ODMs and sales channel will help us open opportunities to expand our business worldwide.”

Mr. Chen added, “I am thrilled to join WISeKey, a company thatis at the forefront of innovation in cybersecurity, delivering state-of-the-art security technology. I look forward to working closely with WISeKey’s leadership team, to further create value for customers and stakeholders.”

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

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Chairman & CEO
Tel: +41 22 594 3000
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Tel: +1 212 836-9611

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