Mark Bower is a noted expert in data protection solutions, bringing two decades of industry and technology experience in this area to HPE Security – Data Security. His expertise spans electronic banking, payments processing, smartcard payment systems, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and identity management systems both for the commercial and government sectors. He has worked on numerous security projects with Global 2000 firms in the UK, Asia, Australia, and North America including many of the Fortune 50 in the US.
At Voltage, Mark serves in the position of Vice President of Product Management, with responsibility over strategy and development of the end-to-end data protection portfolio. This includes email, file and document encryption, as well as the protection of sensitive data in databases, applications and payments systems. Mark will continue to lead this effort for HPE Security – Data Security. Prior to Voltage Security, he managed worldwide business strategy for Identity Management Software for Hewlett-Packard and specifically the HP OpenView Identity Management product line. Previously, he oversaw Business Development for Baltimore Technologies, a leading provider of PKI and cryptographic security technologies.
Mark is heavily involved in industry standards bodies including the PCI Security Standards Council SIG’s covering Tokenization, Point to Point Encryption, EMV and e-commerce. He has authored several patents for e-commerce and security technology innovations in POS software management and remote control and data security based on his extensive experience in banking and payment solutions.
Mark holds a B. E. (Hons.) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland, Australia and is based in California, USA.