GMO GlobalSign

Global Certification Authority with market leading position and technology for the IoT

About This Project

GlobalSign is the leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions enabling businesses, large enterprises, cloud service providers and IoT innovators around the world to secure online communications, manage millions of verified digital identities and automate authentication and encryption. Its high-scale Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and identity solutions support the billions of services, devices, people and things comprising the Internet of Everything (IoE).


b10v Founding Partners Paul Tourret and Steve Waite co-founded the company that became GlobalSign, and over a 10 year period as executives and board members implemented a strategic growth program that rapidly increased revenue, earnings and equity value through a variety of growth initiatives that included both organic expansion and accretive acquisitions.  At their time of exit in 2016, GlobalSign had issued tens of millions of Digital Certificates to people, websites and devices and is on track to being the only Certification Authority capable of meeting the scale needed to secure the IoT.

Investment details

private investment by Paul Tourret & Steve Waite. Acquired in full by GMO Cloud in 2016.