Trillium is an Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity venture focused on protecting mission critical automotive and IoT networks from malicious cyber attack including intrusive manipulation and passive monitoring or eavesdropping. Founded by engineers from the automotive, finance, cellular wireless, networking, consumer, industrial, and semiconductor industries. Trillium has recruited top executive leadership to bring positively disruptive encryption, authentication, key management, intrusion protection (IPS) and revolutionary OTA update technology to the automotive & IoT ecosystem.
In early 2015, Trillium delivered its IoT mediation platform “HeavenZ” to an automotive Tier One and consumer OEM. To enable the adoption of secure IoT solutions across the entire IoT ecosystem, Trillium is now spearheading development and delivery of the industry’s first light weight, high performance IoT security software kernel and key management system for securing data of resource constrained (Automotive CAN/LIN, RFID, SensorArrays, etc.) platforms for realtime applications and services. Trillium solutions are semiconductor (chipset), OS/RTOS, and connectivity agnostic.
Dr. Sachio Semmoto
Chairman & Board Member
After working for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Dr. Semmoto founded DDI CORPORATION (now KDDI) with Dr. Kazuo Inamori in 1984. He served as Senior Managing Director and Executive Vice President. In 1995, he became a professor at The Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University. Dr. Semmoto then founded eAccess Ltd. in 1999, and served as the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board, roles that enabled him to guide the successful growth of the company. Dr. Semmoto has been an executive advisor to Trillium since October 2014 and became chairman, representative director and board member in October 2015.
David M. Uze
Mr. Uze has over twenty-five years experience in the high-tech arena as a senior executive, and has had extensive involvement in the field of cybersecurity throughout his career. His broad industry experience in technology comes from executive leadership roles in Semiconductors (President of Freescale Semiconductor Japan & Korea / Corporate Vice President), PC/Server/Data Security Systems (General Manager of Global Corporate Programs at Dell), Enterprise Hardware, Software & Solutions (VP of Commercial Sales & Marketing – APAC at AMD) and Wireless Telecommunications (General Manager of North Asia at LCC International; General Manager of Japan at Marconi Communications (Mobile Systems International). Before entering the technology sector, Mr. Uze worked in Management Consulting at Deloitte & Touche, banking and finance at Continental Bank & First Options of Chicago.
Keith B. McDonnell
Chief Operating Officer
Keith has over twenty-five years experience advising global high-tech companies in the fields of software and semiconductors as a legal and operations executive. He’s held senior level positions at Philips, NXP and Midea. Keith has a JD from John Marshall Law School and MBA from University of Southern California, has lived in Asia, Europe & US and is fluent in Mandarin.