VP, Business Development Strategy, Gemalto
Yakabuski is an innovative and seasoned information security professional with a strong track record of developing and bringing to market innovative encryption product lines, as well as development strategic partnerships in the data protection industry. Having joined SafeNet in 2000, he currently serves as the company's VP of business development strategy. During his tenure, Yakabuski has responsibility for driving SafeNet' s market share in emerging security markets such as cloud computing, crypto-as-an-IT-service, and smart grid technologies. Prior to working in the business development organization at Gemalto, Yakabuski was VP of product management, for the Crypto Management Business Unit. In previous roles, he served as senior sales engineer at SafeNet, where he was responsible for technical pre-sales, sales support and select areas of product management and marketing for the Crypto Management portfolio, and as an applications engineer.