We believe that success in business is directly correlated to the caliber of the people on the team. With this in mind, we created a group we called Mistral Executive Fellows.

Brian O’Higgins

CTO & Founder x2


Brian O’Higgins is a senior business executive with over 20 years as a leader in security technology development for enterprise and government customers, possibly known best for his role pioneering PKI (public key infrastructure) and as the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Entrust, a leading Internet Security Company.

Brian was also a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Third Brigade, a provider of security products for physical and virtualized servers that was acquired by Trend Micro in 2009.

Brian’s current list of affiliations includes advisory board positions with Defence R&D Canada, the Ontario Centre of Excellence, the NSERC Internet worked Systems Security Project, the Global Institute for Cybersecurity Research Alliance, as well as a number of startup companies in the IT security.