Forward thinking
industry leading
Forward thinking
industry leading
by geobridge
UTIMACO is a global platform provider of trusted Cybersecurity and Compliance solutions and services with headquarters in Aachen (Germany) and Campbell, CA (USA). UTIMACO develops on-premises and cloud-based hardware security modules and key management solutions as well as compliance solutions for telecommunication providers in the field of regulation. UTIMACO is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in both of these market segments.
350+ employees around the globe create innovative solutions and services to protect data, identities and communication networks with responsibility for global customers and citizens. Customers and partners in many different industries value the reliability and long-term investment security of UTIMACO’s high-security products and solutions. Find out more on

Malte Pollman, Chief Strategy Officer

Malte Pollmann has been a member of the Utimaco Management Board since 2008 and CEO from 2011 until 2019. He currently holds the position as CSO (Chief Strategy Officer). Previously, he was Product Director and Business Unit Leader at Lycos Europe NV (a Bertelsmann company). With a master’s degree in Physics from the Universities of Paderborn and Kaiserslautern in Germany, Malte also received a general management education at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. In parallel to his work at Utimaco, he also serves on the Supervisory Board of the International School of IT Security – isits AG in Bochum.

Ulrich Seeman, Senior Vice President Key Management

Before joining Utimaco as SVP of Key Management in February 2020, Uli was the Director of Business Development and the Leader for Service Stations and C-Stores Americas for Diebold Nixdorf. He drove and developed North American C-Store business by defining and developing market-specific solutions. Uli has worked in sales, product development, product management, and the services organization for more than 20 years and has spent the last 17 years in the US. Before he had several assignments fulfilling different roles in Lisbon, Paris, Bangkok, and other cities.

Jason Way, Senior Vice President of Payment Technologies

Jason Way has nearly 20 years of information security experience in the payments industry.  Prior to the acquisition by Utimaco, Jason served as CTO. He was responsible for the direction and technical operations of GEOBRIDGE’s services and solutions. That included overall delivery of services and solutions at GEOBRIDGE including product development, cryptographic development, consulting and compliance assessment services, and product support. Jason led the team to identify solution requirements to drive and support new product delivery with our customers.

Jason is actively sought after in the industry to provide cryptography and key management consulting.  He is an active voting participant with the Accredited Standards Committee X9 and maintains various industry-related certifications including CISSP, PCI QSA, and CTGA certifications.

Jason earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Laura Way, Senior Vice President of Key Management

Laura Way is an experienced senior executive and leader with more than 20 years of sales, management, and operational experience. Prior to the Utimaco acquisition, as CEO Laura was responsible for corporate strategy and direction, and facilitated corporate activities in marketing, sales and strategic partnerships. Laura’s relentless energy and commitment to customers to provide exceptional customer service, had led to significant company growth over the past twenty-three years.

At GEOBRIDGE, Laura held various executive level positions within GEOBRIDGE, during which she managed operations, sales, and partners. Prior to joining GEOBRIDGE in 2003, Laura worked in business development, marketing, and sales for various organizations in the telecom and warranty industries.

Laura earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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