Today we’re talking to Taher Elgamal, CTO of Security at Salesforce; and we discuss the genesis of SSL; why we should strive towards a passwordless internet; and how we might be able to get the entire world on the internet.

All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast! 

Check out more of Taher and Salesforce at https://www.salesforce.com/!

About Taher Elgamal:

Dr. Taher Elgamal is an internationally respected information security leader and cryptographer. He was the recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the RSA conference in 2009. He has successfully served as CISO, Chief Scientist, CTO, as well as founder and CEO of numerous key organizations. Dr. Elgamal invented several industry and government standards in data security and digital signatures for areas including the DSS government standard for digital signatures. He is recognized in the industry as the “father” of SSL.

About Salesforce:

Salesforce is a company that makes cloud-based software designed to help businesses find more prospects, close more deals, and wow customers with amazing service.

Customer 360, our complete suite of products, unites your sales, service, marketing, commerce, and IT teams with a single, shared view of customer information, helping you grow relationships with customers and employees alike.

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company LeaderBits.io. Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of BeasleyFoundation.org a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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