Management team

Torben Pryds Pedersen


Matt Landrock

Executive Director

Morten Landrock

Executive Vice President, EMEA

Chief executive officer and chief technical officer

Torben Pryds

Torben Pryds Pedersen is Cryptomathic's Chief Executive Officer and has the overall responsibility for the company's technological and innovative direction. As head of the company's R&D division, he manages the security experts and the unique intellectual capital of Cryptomathic, and also ensures that the company's products remain state-of-the-art and in line with customer needs.

Prior to his employment with Cryptomathic, Torben Pryds Pedersen carried out a great deal of research in cryptographic protocols and participated in several EU projects related to electronic payment. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Essen, Germany and CWI in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

As an active member of the program committees of Eurocrypt 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2001, Torben Pryds Pedersen continues to play an active part in the latest developments in cryptographic research. He is also member of IACR and ISO SC27 WG 2.

Torben Pryds Pedersen holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Cryptology) from the University of Aarhus.

Executive vice president, Cryptomathic USA


Matt Landrock is the EVP 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, setting 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 and is an executive member of the Cryptomathic board.

Prior to joining Cryptomathic Matt Landrock founded and managed an IT supplier company focussing 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.

Executive vice president, emea


Morten Landrock is Managing Director of Cryptomathic Ltd and Executive Vice President of Cryptomathic's EMEA (Europe / Middle East / Africa) operations, managing a team of people based in Denmark, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. He is also responsible for Cryptomathic's corporate marketing activities.

Since joining Cryptomathic in 1999, Morten has worked extensively in business development, corporate strategy, management, marketing, and sales with a keen focus on international expansion - setting up offices in Denmark, France and the United Kingdom.

Morten has served as Vice Chair of the Marketing Centre for GlobalPlatform, an organization responsible for the standardization of smart card technology, from 2003-2005.

Prior to joining Cryptomathic Morten Landrock worked in marketing in USA.

Morten Landrock holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Aarhus and supplemented studies with graduate economics courses from the University of Leuven. 

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