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Exclusive Interview with NuCypher’s CEO, MacLane Wilkison

This post has been superseded at finovate.com.

We have a great speaker lineup for FinDEVr London which will take place on June 12 & 13. As part of our FinDEVr Feature series, which highlights some of the speakers you will see on stage at the event, we recently interviewed the CEO of one of the presenting companies, NuCypher. You can save 20% on your FinDEVr ticket when you register with NuCypher’s promo code NuCypher20LD17.

Here’s our interview with MacLane Wilkison, NuCypher’s CEO:


Where did you start your career and how did you gain the experience needed to run the tech side of your company?

Wilkison: I started my career at Morgan Stanley where I advised technology, media, and telecommunications companies on M&A and equity/debt financings. I spent a lot of time covering internet infrastructure during the early innings of cloud infrastructure. I also saw first-hand the security and compliance obstacles faced by large enterprises in adopting these new technologies. At NuCypher, a lot of the problems we’re solving have to do with removing these roadblocks to cloud and big data adoption.

From a technologist’s perspective, what’s unique and game-changing about your technology?

Wilkison: NuCypher is a proxy re-encryption platform that enables enterprises to securely tap into the power of cloud computing. We’re purpose built for the era of cloud and big data computing.

Tell us about your favorite implementation of your solution/technology.

Wilkison: NuCypher’s exciting use case is cloud enablement – by giving enterprises a way to securely and compliantly move bursty and transient workloads to the public cloud, we’re able to boost our customer’s agility and competitiveness.


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