Press Release
Kevin von Keyserling Wins SC Media Leadership Award
Keyfactor Co-founder Recognized as a Top Manager

CLEVELAND, Ohio, September 23, 2019 – Keyfactor, a leading provider of secure digital identity management solutions, today announced that chief strategy officer and company co-founder Kevin von Keyserling has been awarded Top Manager in the third-annual SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards.

“I’m humbled by this distinction,” said von Keyserling. “Truthfully, the company’s success and market position are a result of the Keyfactor team’s commitment to customer success, quality and digital transformation. I’m honored to work alongside such a talented group.”

In co-founding the company in 2001, von Keyserling helped to create hundreds of information security jobs in Cleveland, establishing the area as a growing software hotbed. In addition to job creation, he has transformed the business from security consultancy to technology innovator creating the digital identity and security software platform that today serves the world’s largest healthcare, medical device, financial services, retail and automotive companies.

“Kevin has been instrumental in building and guiding Keyfactor to what it is today,” said Ted Shorter, chief technology officer and co-founder at Keyfactor. “His focus on nurturing Keyfactor’s corporate culture and values, and his relentless focus on the customer have been key to the company’s growth.”

Alongside its industry-first code signing solution released this year, the company announced a $77M USD growth investment from Insight Venture Partners in January and its acquisition of European Digital Identity Firm Redtrust in July.

The Reboot Leadership Awards are an adjunct to SC Media’s annual Reboot coverage, recognizing the best and brightest cybersecurity luminaries and organizations.

“Although the cybersecurity workforce gap continues to present a challenge for organizations across the globe, it is reassuring to know that the world is still producing top-notch information security talent, as represented by our 2019 Reboot winners,” said Teri Robinson, executive editor at SC Media. “Demonstrating leadership, initiative and commitment to a safer digital society, SC Media’s 2019 Reboot Awards winners have rightfully earned their distinction as key players within the larger cybersecurity ecosystem.”

For profiles of all this year’s SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards honorees, visit

About Keyfactor

Keyfactor is a leading provider of secure digital identity management solutions that enable organizations to confirm authenticity, and ensure the right things are interacting in the right ways in our connected world.

From an enterprise managing millions of devices and applications that affect people’s lives every day to a manufacturer aiming to ensure its product will function safely throughout its lifecycle, Keyfactor empowers global enterprises with the freedom to master every digital identity. Its clients are the most innovative brands in the industries where trust and reliability matter most.

About SC Media
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