Asaf Ashkenazi is a former Contributor at Grit Daily. He is Verimatrix’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for developing and communicating the organization's strategic plans, initiatives and future goals. Asaf is also responsible for analyzing market dynamics, building strategic partnerships and identifying potential M&A targets. He has more than 15 years of security experience, spanning product management, business development and a variety of engineering roles throughout his career. Asaf began his career at Motorola Semiconductor where he developed hardware security modules and prior to joining Verimatrix, known as Inside Secure prior to the name change in July 2019, he oversaw security product management at Rambus and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Asaf has served as board member of the FIDO Alliance, he holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and has been granted 10 U.S. patents for security architectures and solutions.