Simon Hartley

Cybersecurity and Startup Leader in Washington, DC

Simon Hartley

Cybersecurity and Startup Leader in Washington, DC

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Simon Hartley co-founded cybersecurity startup RunSafe Security. RunSafe came from DARPA R&D to protect DoD Internet of Things (IoT) devices. He also worked with Apple and Samsung in hardening their mobile devices for government use and is an author in SAE's “Cybersecurity for Commercial Vehicles" book.

Previously, he was VP of Sales & Marketing at Kaprica Security (exited to Samsung), Mobile Program Director, DMI, managed mobility market leader, and Global Sales & Marketing Director at Thursby Software, Apple strong security market leader. Simon began his career in nuclear software engineering then U.S. and European executive roles at Red Hat, HP, Capgemini, a hedge fund, and dot-com pioneer. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics from U-Manchester, England, M.S. in Law & Cybersecurity from U-Maryland Law, Executive MBA (7/2019) from U-Maryland Business, CEH, CISSP, and CIPP certifications.

• Expert in scaling emerging tech for government, energy, transport, finance, and health.
• Experienced in enterprise software management, marketing, and sales leadership.
• Skilled in cybersecurity, mobility, and IoT with cloud, edge, and AI/ML.

  • Work
    • RunSafe Security
  • Education
    • EMBA University of Maryland Smith Business
    • MS University of Maryland Carey Law
    • BSc (Hons) University of Manchester