Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

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TrustPoint Innovation Technologies Ltd.

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone leverages her years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience to provide both day to day and strategic management and direction for TrustPoint.  Ms. Shannon-Vanstone and her late husband, Dr. Scott A. Vanstone, founded TrustPoint in 2012 to provide authentication products and services for securing the Internet of Things.

Prior to joining TrustPoint, Ms. Shannon-Vanstone held executive positions in several companies including Arcamatrix Corp., a Toronto Stock Venture Exchange (TSX) publicly listed company; MasterCard International; and two North American entrepreneurial information security companies--Cylink and Certicom. With Arcamatrix, which provided secure digital document management for doctors and hospitals, she was CEO, served on the Board of Directors and was instrumental in several successful rounds of fundraising. With MasterCard, she was Vice President, Electronic Commerce, where she led a team that developed and deployed secure solutions for both business-to-consumer and business-to-business Internet commerce. At Cylink and Certicom, she helped position each for its Initial Public Offerings.

Ms. Shannon-Vanstone is currently a member of the Milton Hospital Capital Campaign and a member of the board of directors for several other private and public companies and associations. Earlier this year, Ms. Shannon-Vanstone was awarded WOWthe World - Waterloo Region’s 2015 Female Innovator of the Year.

Ms. Shannon-Vanstone holds a Master of Science degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee and was a cryptologic mathematician with the United States Government.