Dr. Godfrey Gaston

Dr Godfrey Gaston is Director of the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), based at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. Previous roles have included GEC Plessey Semiconductors, start-up BCO Technologies (acquired by Analog Devices for $153M) and Engineering Manager for Analog Devices. Current interests include developing models for innovation within a research environment, leading to economic development. He is co-founder of Global EPIC (www.globalepic.org) which is set up to facilitate the linking of cyber innovation ecosystems internationally.

Godfrey also co-founded start-up company, Titan IC, a security analytics acceleration company for next generation networks and cloud.