Carlos Moreira Chief Executive Officer WISeKey
Carlos Moreira is a co-founder of our company and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since 1999. From 1983 to 1998, Mr. Moreira served as a United Nations (the “U.N.”) expert on Information Technology, eSecurity and Trust Models, working as a Head of the United Nations Trade Efficiency Lab for the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development from 1993 to 1998 and Information Technology Expert to the World Trade Organization /International Trade Centre (ITC) from 1983 to 1993.
In 1998, Mr. Moreira founded the International Organization for Secure Electronic Transactions OISTE.ORG In 2012 and 2016, Mr. Moreira served as Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade.
Mr. Moreira was also nominated World Economic Forum New Champion 2007 to 2016. Member of Blockchain Advisory Board of the Government of Mexico. Nominated by Bilan.CH among the 300 most influential persons in Switzerland 2011 and 2013, top 100 of Who's Who of the Net Economy, Swiss Economy Man of the Year AGEFI 2007, and Selected by Bilanz among the 100 most important 2016 digital heads in Switzerland, Digital Shapers of DigitalSwitzerland. Award Holder Clinton Global Initiative. Member of the New York Forum. M&A Award 2017 Best EU acquisition. 2018 Blockchain Award of Excellence by the Global Blockchain Business Council.
He was Adjunct Professor and Head of the Trade Efficiency Lab at the Graduate School of Engineering of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology from 1995 to 1999.