Helen Garneau biography

Helen Garneau is Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer for Indicio, the market leader in developing open source Trusted Digital Ecosystems to verify and exchange high-value information.

Responsible for overall brand direction, messaging and voice Helen oversees Indicio’s inbound lead development channels. Under her purview, Indicio quickly becoming a leader in the decentralized identity industry, running four globally distributed ledger networks, building an expansive client list across multiple industry verticals, and launching Indicio’s flagship product Proven™ which provides the complete suite of software, network infrastructure, and decentralized identity components needed to authenticate and exchange high-value information and develop trusted, secure relationships.

With deep roots in startup marketing, Helen’s experience in technical communications and public relations has led Indicio to double its size and surpass revenue expectations in the company’s first two years. 

Experienced in open source community building, Helen is Co-chair of the Hyperledger Marketing Committee at the Linux Foundation and also leads the marketing and promotion of the Cardea project as part of the Cardea Community Group at Linux Foundation Public Health. Cardea is a complete, open-source ecosystem for verifiable digital health credentials created and donated by Indico and SITA. 

Prior to Indicio, Helen was the Vice President of Marketing for the Sovrin Foundation, helping to promote and evangelize the Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Ursa, and Hyperledger Aries projects. As such, she was heavily involved in introducing several projects into the Hyperledger community and supporting their growth and eventual elevation to graduated status.

Previously, Helen managed consumer marketing for a cybersecurity startup and supported broadcast news coverage of the United States Capitol building for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Helen holds a degree in Political Science and Communication from the University of Washington.

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