Identiv, CEO

Jason Hart was appointed chief executive officer and a director of Identiv in September 2013. He is a 25-year veteran of the technology industry with a substantial track record of innovation and success, including more than 20 years leading security companies.

Hart joined Identiv in 2011 with the acquisition of idOnDemand, a company he co-founded that pioneered the delivery of smart card-based identity solutions via a cloud service. Prior to idOnDemand, he was CEO and a director of ActivIdentity, a publicly-traded provider of identity assurance and strong authentication solutions, where he earlier held a variety of sales and marketing senior management positions. Hart joined Actividentity (then ActivCard) in 2005 through the acquisition of Protocom Development Systems, Inc., an identity management software security business that he founded and led as CEO. A native of Australia now living in Northern California, Hart was recognized by Deloitte & Touche for his software export achievements in 2003 and named Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in 2002, additionally serving as a member of the judging panel in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Hart’s passion for security also extends to his work as a volunteer search and rescue helicopter pilot for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services.

Panel: Rudolf Franz, Stefan Gabriel, Jason Hart - The Internet of Things