Amedeo D’Angelo is INSIDE Secure President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining INSIDE Secure, Amedeo spent a large part of his career at executive positions in high-tech companies. In particular, he spent more than 20 years in the field of security and payment. Amedeo dedicated the first 12 years of his career in the field of semiconductors, at AMD (Advanced Micro Devices), and then at the head of Samsung's European Operations. He has held top management positions in leading European companies including Gemplus Card International, part of the Gemplus group now Gemalto, as President. He was also the founder and CEO of Incard, an Italian company developing chip card, software applications and security products to serve the banking, telecom and the identity markets, and Chairman of Y Generation, which developed a mobile payment platform. Amedeo also served as Chief Operating Officer at Oberthur Card Systems, developing security solutions and software for personnel systems and CEO of Ingenico, a global leader in secure transactions and payment systems, where he implemented structural strategic changes necessary to position the company back to profitability. He is still currently the Chairman of Linxens, a world leader in the design and manufacture of smartcard connectors and antennas for secure documents.
INSIDE Secure prides itself not only on award-winning technology, but also on the talent of its people. The company is expanding and bringing new innovations into markets under the guidance of some of the brightest minds in security. Delivering on the INSIDE Secure vision, the leadership team is committed to revolutionizing the way security powers innovation and provides protection for our customers and the consumers they serve.
Richard Vacher Detournière is INSIDE Secure’s Group General Manager and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining the company in 2008, Richard served as a partner at Siparex, one of France’s leading private equity investment groups. He joined Siparex in 1994 and had a key role in more than 25 financing transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, growth capital investments and investments in young, innovative companies. Richard went on to serve as a partner in the information technology sector. Following that, he helped to run SBV Venture Partners in California’s Silicon Valley, a venture capital firm co-managed by Siparex. He was Siparex’s permanent representative on the boards of thirteen of its portfolio companies, including Nanolase (sold to JDS Uniphase), SoiSic (sold to ARM), Leguide.com (listed on NYSE Alternext Paris), EVE (specializing in hardware/software co-verification) and INSIDE. He also served on the audit committees of several of these companies. He started off his business career in 1990 as a consultant at Price Waterhouse, concentrating on auditing and transaction support services, first in France, then in Central Europe. Richard, a graduate of the Ecole supérieure de commerce in Amiens (France), holds a Master’s degree in accountancy and finance.
Pascal Didier joined INSIDE Secure in 2003 as the General Manager and Corporate Secretary. From 1988 to 2002, he worked for Gemplus, where he carried out the mandate of Vice President for e-Solutions from 2000 to 2002. Involved with Gemplus from its inception onwards, Pascal was part of the management team that set up the firm’s North American subsidiary. He went on to occupy various sales and marketing positions within the firm, including Director of Sales Operations, as well as being a member of the executive committee and of the Supervisory Board (representing employee shareholders). He began his career as a designer of integrated circuits and a technical support engineer at Philips Components in France and in the United States, before moving to Thomson Semiconducteurs (which became SGS Thomson and is now STMicroelectronics) to manage smart card marketing in its memory division. Pascal is a graduate of two Parisian institutions, the Ecole polytechnique and the Ecole nationale supérieure des télécommunications.
Kevin Beadle serves as president of the Silicon IP and Secure Protocols Business Unit of INSIDE Secure. Kevin joined INSIDE Secure in January 2014 as part of the Americas Sales Team. Prior to joining INSIDE Secure, Kevin worked at a number of multinational semiconductor companies, including Fairchild Semiconductor, Wolfson Microelectronics, Intel and National Semiconductor in Sales and Marketing executive roles. He has an extensive background in the Mobile, Consumer, Networking and the IOT markets. Kevin attended the University of Texas and received a degree in Engineering Science.
Andrew McLennan serves as president of the Content and Application Protection Business Unit of INSIDE Secure and President of INSIDE Secure Corporation in the USA. Andrew joined INSIDE Secure through the 2014 acquisition of Metaforic where he was a founder and CEO. Andrew is a specialist in software and software security and currently heads the software business and product development activities for INSIDE Secure. Prior to joining the company Andrew held a variety of executive positions in software companies in the USA and Europe operating in roles from Head of Software Development through to Chief Commercial Officer responsible for all sales and revenue. Andrew holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering with Aerodynamics from the University of Strathclyde.
Loïc Hamon serves as INSIDE Secure’s senior vice president of corporate development and communication, where he is responsible for strategic planning activities of the group, inorganic growth initiatives (corporate partnerships, acquisitions, etc), sales operations and is also coordinating the group’s patent strategy. Loïc is also responsible for Corporate Communication. His mission is to strengthen and accelerate global corporate growth and increase corporate visibility. Prior to that Loïc was the vice president of INSIDE Secure’s NFC Business Line.
Before joining INSIDE Secure in 2007, Loïc served as director of strategic marketing for the wireless business unit of Texas Instruments after having held various strategic and operational marketing positions at TI. Loïc earned a Master's Degree in Marketing Intelligence at HEC Paris. He also received a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from ESIGELEC in Rouen and a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (Master's degree) in Microelectronics from Paris XI University.
Valérie Convers is INSIDE Secure’s vice-president of Human Resources. She has over 20 years of extensive experience in operational management roles. Before joining the company in 2005, Valérie held various management positions within Gemplus, including setting up the Customer Service organization at the Group level and managing it for six years. She handled pre-sales activities and was the Head of Call for the Tenders Office.
Valérie earned a Master’s degree in Business from SUP de CO Marseille and a Master’s degree in Human Resources from IAE in Aix-en-Provence.