TORONTO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SecureKey, the leading provider of trusted identity networks, today announced it has named Scott Lowry as general manager of the company’s U.S. public sector business that is targeting the federal and state government and the health care industry. In his new position, Lowry will be defining SecureKey’s business strategy and go-to-market plans, as well as continuing to strengthen and build on the company’s relationships with U.S. public sector agencies.
“On the heels of SecureKey’s selection by the U.S. Postal Service to power the new Federal Cloud Credential Exchange (FCCX), we are delighted to welcome Scott Lowry to lead the public sector team,” said Charles Walton, chief executive officer of SecureKey. “Scott’s extensive experience in cryptography, Internet security, and as a senior policy advisor to the U.S. government’s Internet e-Authentication program makes him uniquely qualified to extend SecureKey’s success in the U.S. public sector arena.”
Lowry and his team will build on SecureKey’s successes in the U.S. federal government and extend SecureKey’s unique applications for cloud-based credential federation of authentication and identity to other federal and state public sector agencies, as well as health care organizations. He will also develop partnerships with technology partners to help public-sector customers advance their missions securely.
“I am very pleased to join SecureKey’s Washington team at this strategic point,” said Lowry. “We see numerous opportunities for helping public sector agencies deliver high-value online services to their constituents with greatly enhanced security, privacy, and convenience. SecureKey is playing a leading role in shaping the future of digital identity and authentication and I look forward to many more successes.”
Lowry brings more than 35 years of wide-ranging experience as a senior executive in the U.S. and abroad to his new post at SecureKey. Previously, he helped found and served as president and chief executive officer of Digital Signature Trust Co., a cryptography and Internet security firm that was also the first Certificate Authority (CA) recognized by the General Services Administration (GSA) ACES program and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) External CA initiative. Lowry is also a recognized industry leader in the digital signature technology realm and has testified before both houses of the U.S. Congress and numerous federal and state government agencies. He was named “2001 Technologist of the Year” by the American Banker.
Prior to heading up Digital Signature Trust Co., Lowry served in various executive positions including CEO and president of a regional bank, executive director of an international commercial real estate development firm, and at Chase Manhattan Bank. He holds a B.A. in commerce and an MBA in finance.
About SecureKey Technologies Inc.
SecureKey is the leading provider of cloud-based, trusted identity networks that eliminate the burden, cost, and risks associated with user authentication. The company's federated authentication solutions ensure that users are properly authenticated regardless of the service, device or credential they prefer to use. Organizations can quickly and easily deliver high-value online services to millions of consumers and citizens with improved transaction privacy, simplicity, and convenience. SecureKey is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Boston, and Washington D.C. The company is backed by a world-class group of venture and corporate investors. For additional information, please visit securekey.com.