Mar 16th 2015

California Tech Industry Veteran Joins Intercede Board of Directors

Cybersecurity expert Intercede today announced that Rob Chandhok will join its Board of Directors effective April 1, 2015 as an independent non-executive director.

Mr. Chandhok is a technology strategist who is well versed in creating business value in the mobile and Internet of Things markets. He is currently President, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Helium Systems Inc., a San Francisco based IoT startup. Prior to this, he was President of Qualcomm Interactive Platforms and Senior Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies.  In this role, Chandhok was responsible for the strategies underlying the development and productisation of Qualcomm’s mobile software technologies, and the integration of mobile operating systems and the applications written to them with the company’s industry-leading chipsets. In his capacity as the President of the Qualcomm Innovation Center, he also served on the board of the Symbian Foundation.

Most recently, Mr. Chandhok was associated with Qualcomm’s developments in the Internet of Things. He championed an industry initiative called AllJoyn, which is an open source project driving interoperability between over 100 companies in the Allseen Alliance, especially in home consumer electronics.

Intercede CEO Richard Parris said: “I am delighted that Rob has chosen to join the Intercede Board. His considerable experience and background in software and embedded systems makes him the ideal person to see the value of the Intercede secure mobility and IoT proposition. His participation on the Intercede Board will greatly assist Intercede in shaping and executing our growth strategy.”

Rob Chandhok added: “I believe Intercede’s technology for managing digital trust on embedded devices is critical to securing modern applications in the Cloud. The Intercede platform has horizontal applicability across a wide range of mobile and IoT ecosystems and I am pleased to be invited to help drive the strategy for Intercede’s exploitation of this very large opportunity.”