BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Executive Chairman and Founder
Peter Landrock is the President of Cryptomathic, which he founded with two fellow cryptographers in 1986 as a spin-off from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. The company was one of the first in the world to commercialize cryptographic algorithms, and Peter Landrock continuously aims at keeping Cryptomathic at the cutting edge of technology to the benefit of the company's customers and business partners.
Peter Landrock obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics in 1974 from the University of Chicago and started working with data security in 1984. He served as President of the International Association for Cryptologic Research from 1992 to 1995, and continued as a member of the Board of Directors until 2001.
At the University of Aarhus he has built one of the leading research teams in Data Security in Europe. He has been a visiting professor at a number of universities, including: IAS Princeton, Cambridge, Essen, Mainz, Oxford and Leuven. Peter Landrock served on the Technical Advisory Board of the Microsoft Research Lab at Cambridge University, UK from 1997 to 2010. He holds an honorable professorship in mathematics at the University of Aarhus and is a senior member at Wolfson College, Cambridge University. He was a member of the Danish IT Security Council as an adviser to the Danish Government from 1995 to 2002. In 2010 he was nominated for the European Inventor Award by The European Patent Office and the European Commission for lifelong achievements in encryption technologies.
Peter is a committed real tennis player (also known as royal tennis and courte-paume) and possibly the second best Danish player.
Matt Landrock is the Executive Director of Cryptomathic Inc. and Cryptomathic GmbH. He also has overall responsibility for Cryptomathic's partner relations and corporate sales. Matt has played a central role in Cryptomathic's growth and international expansion settings up Cryptomathic's first office outside Denmark in 1999. Matt has also been responsible for establishing offices in Germany and USA.
Matt Landrock is on the ISSE (Information Security Solutions for Europe) Industrial Technical Programme Board.
Prior to joining Cryptomathic Matt Landrock founded and managed an IT supplier company focusing on retail markets and distribution channels.
Matt holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Aarhus and an MBA from the Rotman School of Economics at the University of Toronto.
Jens Due Olsen
Jens Due Olsen is a management consultant and holds a variety of positions as a board member in small to large corporations. He is currently Chairman of the Board in Amrop, Atchik Realtime Auriga, Pierre.dk and NKT Holding, and is also a board member of EG, Gyldendal, Industriens Pension, Kompan and Royal Unibrew.
Jens has a wealth of corporate experience and has held a number of high level positions in the past, including various operating and financial management positions in AP Møller / Mærsk, CFO in FL Smidth, CFO in Aston Group and Deputy CEO and CFO in GN Great Nordic.
Jens Due Olsen holds an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, supplemented with additional studies at UCLA in the USA and at IMD in Switzerland.
Jens Due Olsen is an active athlete and has played for the Danish national team in Basketball for a number of years.
Wolf-Rüdiger Moritz is Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Infineon Technologies AG. He has global responsibility for Business Continuity, Financial and Technical Real Estate and Facility Management for Munich, USA and Beijing, Corporate Security, IT Security & Data Protection as well as Environmental Operations Support & Safety.
He studied electrical engineering in Munich and holds a masters degree. In 1972 he started his career at the German Air Force. As an Officer of the German Air Force he worked several years for Hughes Aircraft in California developing and conducting Maintenance Training Courses for the NATO Air Surveillance System GEADGE. His next position was with the German Intelligence Service (BND) where he was working on several secret technical projects. He stayed with the BND until 1999 in a leading position.
In July 1999 he moved to Infineon Technologies AG as the Chief Security Officer (CSO). From 2001 to 2004 he was CEO of Infineon subsidiary Guardeonic Solutions AG, a company producing security solutions for IT systems and applications.
Wolf-Rüdiger Moritz is member of the selection committee for the German Security Award. In 2010 he was appointed to the Senate for Economy / Senat der Wirtschaft, Germany.