PQShield expands its business team with two senior appointments
(HelpNetSecurity) PQShield announced that it is bolstering its core business team with two new senior appointments, hiring Michael Vroobel as VP of Operations and Alan Grau as VP Business Development.
Headquartered in Oxford, UK with additional teams in the Netherlands and France, PQShield is pioneering the development and commercial roll-out of advanced, quantum-ready cryptographic solutions for hardware, software and communications, helping businesses prepare for the quantum threat. This appointments will enable PQShield to scale up its business offering internationally, as the company continues to deliver its expertise and product offering to companies across a range of sectors.
Michael Vroobel joins PQShield as VP Operations, where he will help to scale the company by building out the operational teams globally, driving recruitment and continuing to develop PQShield’s culture of collaboration and customer centric delivery. Michael brings ten years’ experience building and leading operations functions in high-growth technology companies. Prior to joining PQShield, Michael helped fintech scaleups TrueLayer and MarketFinance grow from early-stage startups to mid-size companies with a particular focus on hiring quality talent and nurturing company culture.
Michael Vroobel, VP of Operations at PQShield, said: “I am very excited to be joining a company that is facing up to a new fundamental cyber threat to business. The potential impact and benefit to society from PQShield’s work cannot be understated and I look forward to helping to grow the business, while helping it retain its core spirit and values.”