About

Our mission is to revolutionise the way people experience technology in the connected world, everyday, by using their unique heartbeat.

HeartKey® brings you our world class expertise in ECG combined with powerful, flexible integration and configuration possibilities to create your optimal product, with a competitive edge.

Our Story

Founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2002, we spent our first seven years immersed in deep scientific research to secure the feasibility of ECG.

Since our current iteration in 2014, we have focussed on commercialising the application of our patented ECG algorithms for a range of uses.

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Our People

The success of our business is based on the strength and experience of our teams.

We work with some of the most talented developers, engineers and data scientists working in biometrics today, who love building products and finding solutions.

Many of our team joined our organisation from some of the world's leading software service companies or through our graduate schemes. They came to B-Secur for one reason, they're given the opportunity to be creative, experimental and have a genuine impact on the tech landscape.

We work hard to develop a challenging environment that continuously supports personal and professional growth.

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Data

Our Data team ensure efficient and robust algorithm testing by aligning with global and clinical standards. They develop test protocols for HeartKey® and ECG system validation ensuring optimal system performance for both internal development and external partners.

Product

The Product team work to develop feature definitions for our HeartKey® product line, establishing a complete product roadmap and implementing a comprehensive product market strategy to ensure our diverse customer demands and support requirements continue to be met.

Ben Carter at Biometric Summit NY

Commercial 

Our Commercial team are responsible for seeking opportunities to develop and nurture B-Secur’s global partnerships with OEMs, ODMs & Semi-Conductor companies within a vast range of industries. Their aim is to expand our HeartKey® customer base and global channels of distribution.

Operations 

Our experienced Operations team create and employ company strategies to ensure the continued growth and expansion of B-Secur by implementing logistical plans, structures and operational processes to maximise our potential for global success.

Hardware 

Ongoing electrode material research, essential for ensuring optimal HeartKey® performance benefiting both our own internal algorithm development and end customer products through our professional services offerings. The team also works closely with leading AFE suppliers to supply truly valued Hardware Design Expertise.

Software

As our customer’s diverse needs continue to expand so do does our software team. Covering both embedded and apps. software, our talented teams work to build and construct our HeartKey® library for use in embedded and on cloud applications, whilst also creating our invaluable evaluation and development tools.

Algorithms 

Our algorithm team ensure the quality driven creation, upgrade and expansion of B-Secur’s HeartKey® algorithms and exciting road-mapped features. The team’s development is fuelled by their continued scientific research into biometric signals.

Leadership

B-Secur CEO Alan Foreman

Alan Foreman

CEO

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B-Secur CEO Alan Foreman

Alan Foreman

CEO

Alan’s passion for technology is evidenced by his career as a managing director in Accenture, responsible for Enterprise Technology and Innovation with a focus on multiple industries, most notably Life Sciences. Today Alan defines and implements B-Secur’s strategy, and is proud of creating a world-class team in the fields of science, technology and security.

Ben Carter, CCO

Ben Carter

CCO

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Ben Carter, CCO

Ben Carter

CCO

Ben’s experience spans a number of local and global leadership roles in major technology players including Microsoft, Nokia, Pace and Sony. Specialising in the mobile industry, with experience across global and European operator, retail and distribution channels, Ben manages our commercial strategy and GTM, building strong customer relationships.

Adrian Condon

CTO

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Adrian Condon

CTO

Adrian has significant experience and an impressive track record in new product design, leading technical teams and delivering strategic new technology across the industrial, automotive, aeronautical and medical industries. Adrian is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of our technology solutions to customers.

David Brown

Head of Operations

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David Brown

Head of Operations

David has a wealth of experience as a customer focused operations executive in the medical and healthcare technology sectors. Coming from an engineering background, David has delivered operational excellence globally for Philips Healthcare and Randox Laboratories. As Head of Operations for B-Secur David leads in creating and developing new strategies, improvement plans, and control processes for business growth and profitability. In his downtime David is an enthusiastic field hockey coach.

Alex Gibson

Global Head of Sales

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Alex Gibson

Global Head of Sales

Alex has an impressive 20+ years experience across technology and technical sales. He worked in multiple industries and acquired extensive technology experience working with both start ups and established organisations. During Alex's career he has been responsible for global technical sales, web technologies, AI and SaaS. His visionary leadership experience at IBM Watson perfectly positioned him for his role at B-Secur.

Tony Coulter

Financial Controller

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Tony Coulter

Financial Controller

Tony is responsible for heading up the finance division within the company. Before joining B-Secur in June 2019 Tony was the Group Financial Director for AV Browne Advertising Group prior to which he held the position of Senior Accountant with Augentius Fund Administration. Tony is a registered Chartered Accountant with Chartered Accountants Ireland (qualified 2010). He holds a BA Hons in Accounting and an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Accounting from the University of Ulster.

Caroline Murdoch

Human Resource Development Manager

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Caroline Murdoch

Human Resource Development Manager

With over 20 years experience in Learning & Development and a passion for empowering people to grow and reach their potential, Caroline Murdoch is B-Secur’s HR Development Manager. Her specialisms are in Leadership and Management development, personal development and leadership and peer coaching and mentoring. Her role involves supporting the business growth by developing a People Retention and Development Strategy enabling B-Secur meet its goals as well as helping to shape the learning culture. Caroline has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and ILM Level 7 qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring and Leadership and Management and a CIPD Level 7 qualification in HR Development.

Emma Croft

Contracts Manager

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Emma Croft

Contracts Manager

Emma Croft has worked in the legal field for 15 years and brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge as in-house legal advisor focusing on contracts, corporate, intellectual property and compliance. Emma’s previous experience included; managing various types of global contracts in terms of reviewing, negotiating and drafting, covering commercial and technical information and protection of intellectual property; industry compliance and legislation reviews for innovative sensor devices and systems; she is adept at making the legal world relatable to the engineering teams involved with new product development and providing guidance on intellectual property protection and patents; data protection in terms of data processing agreements and policies.

Braj Srigengan, Head of Product

Braj Srigengan

Head of Product

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Braj Srigengan, Head of Product

Braj Srigengan

Head of Product

Braj joined B-Secur at the end of 2017 as a Systems Engineer, taking on additional responsibilities and moving into the Head of Product role in 2018. He studied Engineering at the University of Cambridge, specialising in Engineering for the Life Sciences, before joining Schrader Electronics as a Systems Design Engineer, developing wireless monitoring systems for the automotive industry. The broad overview of disciplines afforded by his degree and his experience as a Systems Engineer allows him to work closely with all teams across the company to support the definition and development of B-Secur's products.

B-Secur Head of Engineering, Dave Jardine

Dave Jardine

Head of Engineering

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B-Secur Head of Engineering, Dave Jardine

Dave Jardine

Head of Engineering

Dave's experience in the technology industry spans over 20+ years where he has worked in telecommunications, scientific cameras and automotive industries. Over Dave’s career in electronic engineering, he has architected, designed and developed an array of highly successful products and sensors across these technology sectors. This has provided him with extensive experience in algorithm development, analogue electronics and high-speed digital design from initial concept stage through to the final product release to the customer.

Jonathan Francey

Head of Algorithm Development

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Jonathan Francey

Head of Algorithm Development

Jonathan joined B-Secur in May 2019 having previously spent 11 years working on ECG algorithms and software for FDA Cleared and CE Marked medical devices to be used in home and hospital environments. Jonathan is an Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduate from Queen’s University Belfast and in addition to medical devices has software development experience from the telecoms industry.

B-Secur data research manager Holly Easlea

Holly Easlea

Data Research Manager

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B-Secur data research manager Holly Easlea

Holly Easlea

Data Research Manager

Holly leads our data collection, analysis and testing services. She holds a First Class Honours in Biomedical Engineering from University of Ulster. Holly has 4 years previous experience in the medical device sector supporting clinical trials and medical device development. Within B-Secur, Holly ensures the organisation of clinical data and the development and execution of high-quality algorithm analysis and validation testing, with her team being integral to most aspects of the company’s workflow. The flexibility B-Secur offers allows Holly to effectively manage her life outside of work where she has her hands full with her two dogs, a toddler and a baby!

Ivan Reid

Senior Embedded Software Technical Specialist

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Ivan Reid

Senior Embedded Software Technical Specialist

Ivan is the team's specialist in Embedded Software Development, focusing on delivering optimised, efficient and portable embedded software. Ivan has previous experience working within the telecoms and automotive industries and has a passion for developing software using best practices from various Agile methodologies and efficiently delivering production quality software.

Declan Kidd

Technical Specialist Software Engineer

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Declan Kidd

Technical Specialist Software Engineer

Declan joined B-Secur on January 2019, the perfect start to a New Year. Declan has been in the software game for just under a decade, working across many industries including insurance, banking, sports analytics, television hardware and customer engagement management. Declan has extensive experience in both client side and server side software engineering ranging from mobile development to kubernetes and microservices. Declan was the lead software engineer on an application which won both Best mobile app in the DANI awards and the Digital DNA Highley recommended App of the year.

Board of Directors

Alan Foreman – Chairman / CEO
Siggi Saevarsson - Kernel Capital
Brian Cummings  - Investment Director, Clarendon Fund Managers
Gaby Salem - Wharton Asset Management
Tony Gu -  Investment Lead, Advanced Digital Ventures
Drew Fellows - ex-SVP ARM Holdings
Stephen McClelland – ex CEO Schrader International

Scientific Advisory Board

Adrian Condon – CTO, B-Secur
Dr. Andrew Mitchell - Consultant Cardiologist, Jersey General Hospital
Benjamin Sanchez - Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Drew Fellows - ex-SVP ARM Holdings
Stephen McClelland – ex CEO Schrader International

Our Highlights

  • Substantial private and institutional investment since 2015
  • Global partnerships across industry leading Semiconductors, OEMs and ODMs
  • Global research partnerships including NHS, University of Utah, Queens University and University of Ulster
  • Launched HeartKey® ECG software library at CES 2019
  • 510(k) FDA clearance for HeartKey® health algorithms

GLOBALLY TRUSTED PARTNERS

AFFILIATIONS

B-Secur Interviews

1st June 2021

Interview with Head of Operations David Brown

26th April 2021

Interview with CTO Adrian Condon - part two

22nd April 2021

Interview with CTO Adrian Condon - part one

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