Additional Info

Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Chief Solutions Officer
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)LAWtrust
Company size (employees)100 to 499
CountrySouth Africa
Headquarters RegionAfrica


Technology executive with 20 years experience in cyber security, Maeson has been part of the industry from the pioneering days of Public Key Infrastructure, right through to evolution that has occurred worldwide of allowing legal recognition of standardised digital signatures.

He was the co-founder of LAWtrust in 2006, which is an organization that plays a significant role in the security of countries, citizens and organizations.

Maeson has played many senior leadership roles, but has been focussed on designing and marketing technically complex solutions in a way that is understood by business and government decision makers.


This individual is the architect of the insider threat prevention system used to protect the countries application and management process for National ID Smartcards. The system has made a significant contribution to the national security of the country. In addition, the candidate built the largest Trust Centre operation in Africa called LAWtrust which is uniquely accredited to deliver high assurance digital certificates and digital signature solutions.