Michele ScarlatellaBoard Director at Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA)
Michele Scarlatella is TCA Board Director and Central Marketing Director, Incard Division, MMS Group, STMicroelectronics
With a Ph.D in Physics gained from the University of California, Michele Scarlatella has held academic positions at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in Palo Alto, High Tech industry for IBM and Silicon Graphics.
In 1988 Michele moved back to Europe and worked first as a Product Designer and then as a Product Marketing Manager in telecom equipment’s & payment terminals with the IPM Group. He started activities in the smart card sector in 1991, developing successful products for point of sales (POS) payphone services, card batch processing, fraud management, secure application module development and key distribution systems, with a worldwide footprint.
He was Founder and Chief Technical Officer of a network security start-up (eMaze Communications) serving several blue-chip companies before joining STMicroelectronics in 2004 in the Incard business unit. In ST, Michele started as a Product & Application Director for smart card products and was soon appointed to the position of Vice-President Marketing of the incard BU . In 2010 he became Central Marketing Director of the Secure Microcontroller Division of STMicroelectronics.
In 2013, he joined as Director of Strategic Planning team of the Microcontrollers, Memories and Security promoting Secure IoT solutions. Since 2017, he is Director at Strategy Technology & Systems Architecture, Microcontrollers, & Digital IC Group of ST. Michele has been an elected Member of the SIMalliance Board since 2009.
He was also a Board Director of the Smart Payment Association, and is a Member of the IEEE Communication Society, Computer Society and ACM/SIGSEC (Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group in Security).