Gemalto

Brief Overview

Gemalto provides a range of digital security solutions ranging from biometrics, to subscriber identity module (SIM) card development, to protection of near-field communication (NFC).

Headquarters

Gemalto
6, rue de la Verrerie - CS20001
92197 Meudon Cedex
France
Tel: +31 1 55 01 50 00

Executives

Philippe Vallée serves as CEO of Gemalto.

History

Gemplus was created in 1988 as a supplier of prepaid phone cards. Gemplus completed an IPO in 2000. Axalto was an IPO spin-off of Schlumberger in 2004. Gemplus and Axalto merged in 2006 to form Gemalto with focus on making personal digital communications secure. The company has presence in France, Singapore, and Texas.

Key Acquisitions

DS3 (2013) – Authentication
SafeNet (2014) – Data Protection

Key Competitors

Ingenico, NXP

Products and Services

Gemalto’s digital security solutions include software, services, consultation, and training for financial services, government, identity and access, machine to machine, telecommunications, and transportation in the following areas:

• Biometrics
• e-Banking
• e-Health
• Electronic ID
• EMV
• Mobile Marketing
• Mobile Payment
• NFC
• Strong Authentication
• IoT

Website

https://www.gemalto.com/