CEO and Co-Founder WebShield Inc.
Co-Founder, Board Member and Chair of Trustees of EP3 Foundation
Jonathan Hare is the CEO of WebShield Inc. and co-founder of EP3 Foundation (Empowering People with Privacy and Personalization). He is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive, and has broad expertise in Internet and enterprise software, security and privacy technology, electronic health records, healthcare and education policy, etc. He has been a member of the Health IT Standards Panel's Security and Privacy Technical Committee, the Identity Credential Management Working Group, the Markle Foundation Consumer Authentication Working Group, and the Markle Foundation Personal Health Technology Council. He has testified before Congress on Health IT policies. He has broad expertise in privacy, cybersecurity, cloud technology, informatics, and legal and regulatory compliance. He has been granted three patents for trusted social networking, identity syndication, privacy preserving data sharing and analytics.
He was Founder, CTO and Executive Chairman of Resilient Network Systems, where he pioneered novel approaches to trusted networking. He was also founder and CEO of Consilient, Inc. an internet software firm which pioneered XML-based collaborative application technology. Earlier, he was founding CEO of Evolve Software, an enterprise software vendor which pioneered a new application market, and went public in 2000. Jonathan has held executive, management and technical positions at Teseract, Microsoft, Cornerstone Research, Strategic Planning Associates, and Impell Corporation. Jonathan received his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He was a Regents and Chancellors Scholar at UC Berkeley, where he majored in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.