Executive VP, Cyber Security Product Innovation
Simon Hunt, market leader, speaker, inventor and author in privacy, encryption and endpoint security, drives our product strategy as EVP Cybersecurity Product Innovation with responsibility for our cybersecurity standards, card security, fraud analytics and cyber intelligence divisions.
Before joining Mastercard, Simon held several CTO leadership roles within the cybersecurity industry with companies such as Safe Boot, McAfee and Intel, leading diverse groups including data protection, endpoint cybersecurity, malware protection, and smart home cybersecurity.
Simon has a track record of “last 20%” product delivery – taking great technology and turning it into scalable, global, and most importantly marketable product. He holds several patents on diverse topics such as authentication, encryption, smart matter, drone technology, network security and malware detection.
Simon has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology/Oceanography from UCNW Bangor. He resides in Connecticut with his wife Elle and spends his personal time building houses, diving, fishing and snowboarding.