Corporate Architect - Federated Identity
Robin Wilton is part of a team in Sun´s Chief Technology Office, whose role is to look outwards (at Sun's relationships with strategic business partners) and inwards across the Sun product lines – seeking to maximise Sun's added value in all areas of identity management through business innovation.
In his five years at Sun Microsystems have included EMEA technical pre-sales responsibility for the Directory, Meta-directory, Certificate Manager and Trustbase products, and EMEA Programme Manager for the Java Desktop System, Wilton has also undertaken consulting engagements for Sun's customers in the investment banking sector.
Wilton came to Sun with the acquisition of JCP, an internet start-up founded in 1996, which developed solutions for PKI-enabling online transactions. While at JCP, he combined pre-sales responsibilities across Europe with the delivery of courses on Security, Cryptography and Key Management.
Before JCP, Wilton worked at IBM for 12 years, training as a systems engineer and specialising in banking products. Among other roles, he worked in IBM Technical Support on retail banking and cryptographic hardware products. As well as consulting engagements in the UK, Argentina and Turkey, he delivered a course on IBM's Key Management system to the Central Bank of Russia in Irkutsk. In his consulting role, he undertook a security audit of the messaging security system for the London Stock Exchange.
Wilton has also written and delivered a number of training courses to colleagues, customers and partners, on banking products, security and key management.