39 min

161: Elliptic Curve Cryptography with Dr Sherry Shannon-Vanstone and Annie Gibbins Women's Biz Podcast

    • Business

Today, we have the privilege of hosting Dr Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, a purpose-driven serial tech entrepreneur and trailblazer in information security. With a history of successful exits and key roles in Silicon Valley and the Toronto-Waterloo Tech corridor, Sherry has built high-performing teams and made an impact.

Her journey includes being a cryptologic mathematician, VP Electronic Commerce at MasterCard, and pivotal roles in info security start-ups. Notably, she commercialised Elliptic Curve Cryptography, a cornerstone of mobile device security globally.

Sherry's accolades include an Honorary Doctorate, the Leadership Excellence Award, and recognition as Woman of the Year in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. She founded Profound Impact, a data analytics firm, and currently serves on boards like CANARIE.



Key Discussion Points


Key moments that shaped Sherry’s journey in information security and tech success.


Sherry’s role in commercialising Elliptic Curve Cryptography and its significance for global mobile security.


The inspiration behind founding Profound Impact, and an AI-driven data analytics firm linking funding and researchers.


How received honours influenced Sherry’s leadership perspective, especially as a woman in tech.


Essential strategies for  fostering innovation and collaboration within tech companies.


The criteria for investing in startups and the role of angel investors in shaping the tech future.





Engage With Our Global Community:

⁠Our Website⁠

⁠Facebook⁠

⁠LinkedIn: Annie Gibbins⁠

⁠LinkedIn: Women’s Biz Global⁠

⁠Instagram⁠

⁠YouTube⁠

⁠WhatsApp Community⁠

⁠Spotify⁠

⁠TikTok⁠


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Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/womensbizglobal/message

Today, we have the privilege of hosting Dr Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, a purpose-driven serial tech entrepreneur and trailblazer in information security. With a history of successful exits and key roles in Silicon Valley and the Toronto-Waterloo Tech corridor, Sherry has built high-performing teams and made an impact.

Her journey includes being a cryptologic mathematician, VP Electronic Commerce at MasterCard, and pivotal roles in info security start-ups. Notably, she commercialised Elliptic Curve Cryptography, a cornerstone of mobile device security globally.

Sherry's accolades include an Honorary Doctorate, the Leadership Excellence Award, and recognition as Woman of the Year in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. She founded Profound Impact, a data analytics firm, and currently serves on boards like CANARIE.



Key Discussion Points


Key moments that shaped Sherry’s journey in information security and tech success.


Sherry’s role in commercialising Elliptic Curve Cryptography and its significance for global mobile security.


The inspiration behind founding Profound Impact, and an AI-driven data analytics firm linking funding and researchers.


How received honours influenced Sherry’s leadership perspective, especially as a woman in tech.


Essential strategies for  fostering innovation and collaboration within tech companies.


The criteria for investing in startups and the role of angel investors in shaping the tech future.





Engage With Our Global Community:

⁠Our Website⁠

⁠Facebook⁠

⁠LinkedIn: Annie Gibbins⁠

⁠LinkedIn: Women’s Biz Global⁠

⁠Instagram⁠

⁠YouTube⁠

⁠WhatsApp Community⁠

⁠Spotify⁠

⁠TikTok⁠


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Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/womensbizglobal/message

39 min

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