Harry Piccariello joined GigaTrust in early 2007 and has responsibilities for corporate and product management and marketing, placement, pricing and promotion. Harry’s career as an information technologist spans more than 30 years of progressive and multifaceted experience pertaining to software products, application services, patents, international standards and specifications, and management consulting services supporting diverse international public and private organizations.
Prior to joining GigaTrust, Harry most recently served in executive positions at Cloakware, Inc. (acquired by Irdeto), considered the world’s leader for software protection and anti-tamper solutions protecting more than a billion devices of some of the largest most recognizable and technologically advanced companies. And, ContentGuard, Inc. (acquired by Microsoft, Time Warner and Thomson), a company focused on creating the worldwide standard Digital Rights Expression Language, which is embedded within the Windows OS. As an internationally recognized pioneer in the field of Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Rights Management (ERM), Harry has worked with leading vendors and standards-setting organizations such as OASIS, ISO, IEEE, and OMA (formerly the WAP Forum) for more than 11 years. He has served as a panelist at numerous international conferences and has authored several articles on ERM/DRM within the education, multimedia, and mobile community. Harry successfully completed the Executive Management CMO Academy program at Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, holds an MBA from George Mason University, did his post-graduate International Relations Residency – PPE at University of Oxford, Oxford, England and studied computer science at the University of Maryland, College Park.