Jon Penney is CTO and founder of IoT data security company Cryptosoft Ltd. Jon started his entrepreneurial journey in 1993 founding Enterprise Messaging business Intellect Services Ltd quickly establishing itself as the largest HP OpenMail VAR in Europe and 5 times winner of the HP OpenView Channel Partner of the year. Jon successfully completed a trade sale exit of Intellect Services in 1999.

Jon has over 20 years experience in the Information Security sector having led several startup security operations including running PGP in EMEA for 3 years under an exclusive contract secured with PGP Corp in 2002. More recently, forming and running specialist data centric security VAR Intellect Security Ltd that he led to a successful trade sale exit in 2015.

In his current role as CTO for Cryptosoft Jon is passionate about data security and plays a particularly active role in driving initiatives to protect the privacy and integrity of information travelling across ecosystems making up the Internet of Things.