About Swivel

About Swivel

About Swivel

Swivel Secure is a pioneering network security solutions provider. Its multi-factor authentication platform, underpinned by PINsafe, the company’s patented one-time-code extraction technology, is recognized as a leading standard in authentication technology.

The Swivel authentication platform, first launched in 2000, is now used by major blue chip companies as well as SME and public sector organizations. Customers vary from Health Care and Public Sector to multi-national logistics organizations, pharmaceutical companies, high street retailers, financial institutions and one of the world’s largest IT hardware components manufacturers. Swivel Secure’s established customer base spans over 35 countries and its solution is used to secure VPN, desktops, web and Cloud-based applications.

With the widest range of user deployment options according to Gartner, the leading IT industry analysts, the Swivel platform delivers two factor authentication via mobile apps, SMS, OATH Tokens and interactive voice response channels and stronger authentication through integrated in-browser imagery.

Swivel has achieved a multitude of milestones, including being awarded ‘Best Remote Access Solution’ in the SC Awards in 2012 and winning Gold for ‘Innovation in Cloud Security’ at the InfoSecurity Products Guide Global Excellence Awards. More recently, Swivel was recognized for being named ‘Security Technology of the Year’ at the MicroScope Awards for Channel Excellence 2014.

Swivel Secure is one of the two authentication technologies accredited for Microsoft Office365 Dedicated, which offers primary support for a tokenless environment.

Swivel Secure operates an extensive world-wide network of channel partners with regional offices in the US, UK, Spain, France and Germany and is a member of the Marr Group, a global investment business

VAT No: 746761600  Company Registration No: 4068905

Meet the Team

FRASER THOMAS – VP INTERNATIONAL

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Fraser has worked in systems development and software sales for almost 40 years on four continents, including 17 years in the United States as Head of Retail Banking Systems at both Continental Bank in Chicago and Key Bank in Cleveland. In the UK he was Head of Technology at Smile, the Co-operative Bank’s Internet bank, as well as Head of Technology Strategy at the Co-operative Bank. He holds a Mathematics degree from the University of the West of England, and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Fraser has been with Swivel since its formation in 2001 when he joined as Chief Operating Officer, and became Director of Business Development in 2007.

CHRIS RUSSELL – VP ENGINEERING

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Chris has over twenty years’ experience in product and software development. He joined Swivel Secure from O2, where he had overall technical responsibility for a portfolio of m-commerce websites and the platforms that delivered them. At O2 he delivered a range of product improvements that lead to significant revenue increase. Prior to that Chris worked for British Telecom at their renowned R&D Labs at Martlesham Heath. Chris has a Physics Degree from the University of Hull and an MBA from Henley Management College.

SARAH MCNICOL – UK & EIRE CHANNEL DIRECTOR

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Sarah has the UK IT Channel in her DNA. With over 20 years’ experience working for major distributors and resellers as well as technology vendors she has acquired invaluable industry knowledge from all parts of the business supply chain. Sarah joined Swivel in 2003 having been attracted by the challenge of bringing a brand new, market disruptive technology to the channel and has remained to see her instincts rewarded as Swivel has become established as a leading tokenless authentication platform.

CARL SINGLER – FINANCE DIRECTOR

Carl has worked in Finance for 14 years, predominantly within multinational organizations. While working as the Accountant at LUKoil Europe Holdings Limited he assisted the Group Financial Controller in preparing the Group US GAAP reporting before moving to the Marr Group. Carl’s experience with the Marr Group and before that LUKoil has provided him with a wealth of experience of consolidating and preparing reports and accounts and presenting them to management and shareholders. While working as Financial Controller for Marr—Swivel’s parent—one of his duties was to work closely with the Swivel management team; and when the opportunity came to join the team he immediately seized it. Carl has a degree in Accountancy & Finance from the University of Glamorgan.

ERIK NOTERMANS – COUNTRY MANAGER CENTRAL AND NORTHERN EUROPE

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Erik manages Swivel Secure’s network of Channel partners in Central and Northern Europe. He has over 14 years of sales and management experience within the information security industry. Prior to joining Swivel, Erik held several national and international positions, including management roles at Sendmail and McAfee International.

He graduated from Vrije Universiteit Brussel with a Masters in Political Sciences, Economics, International and European Law.

ALEX ROCHA – COUNTRY MANAGER SOUTHERN EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA

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Alex joined Swivel in 2008 and drives operations across Southern Europe, Africa and Latin America. Prior to working with Swivel, Alex held various positions within agap2 including Director and Business Manager. Here he focused on consulting work enabling clients to formulate and implement enterprise wide strategic initiatives. Alex also gained sales and consulting expertise at roles held at Novabase SGPS and Venture Technologies.

Alex graduated with Degree in Computer Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico in Portugal and since entering the industry, he has won a number of awards including the ICEP Award for Outstanding Professional in 2007 and the Enterprise Professional Services Salesperson of the Year in 2005.

Press releases

Swivel Secure Announces Support for OATH OCRA Authentication

Password Plague Puts US Businesses in Jeopardy

Swivel Secure Strengthens Business Operations in Latin America

Swivel Secure Expands in Central and Eastern Europe

Swivel Secure Packs a Punch in APAC