President and Chief Executive Officer
Thi Nguyen-Huu is President and CEO of WinMagic. He founded the company in 1997 with a vision to create encryption solutions that could meet the most demanding data protection requirements of governments and enterprises.
Under Nguyen-Huu’s direction, WinMagic has demonstrated consistent growth, leadership and innovation in its market space, becoming an international organization with presence in dozens of countries and millions of seats of software deployed. Nguyen-Huu’s original software design was built on open standards including Public Key Cryptographic Standards PKCS-11; this has enabled SecureDoc to be extremely adaptable, rapidly responding to unique customer requirements and supporting new technologies. In addition to his technical innovation, Nguyen-Huu also champions the culture of customer service at WinMagic.
WinMagic is Nguyen-Huu’s third successful venture. Prior to forming the company, he founded two consulting firms that provided software solutions for industrial process automation. Born in Hue, Vietnam, Nguyen-Huu is a graduate of the Technical University in Konstanz, Germany, and began his career as an applications engineer with Siemens AG.
As Chief Operating Officer, Mark is responsible for direct and channel sales, marketing, professional services, and global business development. Joining WinMagic in 2010, Mark brings over 18 years of software sales experience. Prior to joining WinMagic, he held senior sales management positions with Computer Associates (CA), BEA Systems Inc., and RightNow Technologies.
Mark has been building strong sales teams for the past decade. He has consistently built new business and has grown organization’s revenues extensively.
Mark holds a BA majoring in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President & CTO
Simon Hunt drives WinMagic’s technology strategy as Executive Vice President & CTO, helping WinMagic customers protect their sensitive information and remain in compliance to global privacy regulations. He holds a number of patents on diverse topics such as authentication, encryption, smart matter, drone technology, network security and malware detection. With a background as an entrepreneur/inventor, industry mentor and CTO, Simon combines a mix of technical leadership and business acumen to drive innovative solutions to real-world problems.
Before joining WinMagic, Simon held a number of senior leadership roles within McAfee/Intel Security, as CTO Enterprise Endpoint, CTO Innovation, and CTO Secure Home Gateways; he was also the founder and CTO of SafeBoot. While at Intel, he provided technical due diligence for the Mergers and Acquisitions Team to complete 15 successful acquisitions. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology/Oceanography from UCNW Bangor.
Garry McCracken has more than 30 years of experience in data communications and information security. He has been responsible for the development of WinMagic's full-disk encryption solutions for desktops, laptops, and other mobile devices. More recently he has focused on forming partnerships to incorporate new technologies into WinMagic solutions. Prior to working at WinMagic, Garry was Vice President at Kasten Chase, where he played a key role in assuring the company's compliance with strict security standards. Garry holds an Honours, Co-op, Bachelor of Mathematics degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. He has also completed the CATA's Certified Advanced Technology Manager program, the BS 7799-2 Information Security Management System Auditor exam and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation from (ISC)2.
Garry L McCracken
Vice President, Technology Partnerships
Vice President, Finance
A Chartered Professional Accountant since 1987, Michael has 15 years experience working with software companies. As Vice President, Finance, Michael devotes much of his time working with sales, legal and contract administration, and is responsible for financial accounting and reporting, budgeting and planning, risk management, insurance and tax matters.
Michael has enjoyed working with small to mid-sized businesses in the IT sector. Prior to joining WinMagic, Michael held the position of Vice President Finance at BlueCat Networks, Whitehill Technologies and InSystems Technologies. Prior to his career in the IT sector, Mike held a number of increasingly responsible finance positions with Unilever, one of the world’s largest consumer products companies. He received his CA designation while articling with KPMG, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.