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|Industry||Internet security, Public key infrastructure|
|Headquarters||Lehi, Utah, United States|
|CEO: John Merrill, COO: Flavio Martins, CFO: Michael Olson|
It primarily sells Organization Validation (OV) and Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates.
DigiCert was founded by Ken Bretschneider in 2003. He was named as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2012 as a result. He served as CEO and Chairman of the Board until he left in 2012 to head up People Water and was replaced by Nicholas Hales. DigiCert is currently majority-owned by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, with TA Associates holding a minority share. Thoma Bravo acquired a majority stake in DigiCert on Aug. 28, 2015 in one of the largest investments in a Utah-based company to date, stating that "DigiCert represents an outstanding investment opportunity to back a market leader . . . known for its consistent innovation and first-rate customer service.
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