News Alert: Flexxon selects a Chief Technology Strategist, signals intent to expand into the US

Singapore, June 26, 2023 – Hardware cybersecurity solutions pioneer Flexxon today announced the appointment of Erik Nilsen, PhD, as its Chief Technology Strategist.

An industry veteran with almost three decades of experience, Nilsen will work closely with the Company’s executive management and Research and Development (R&D) team to design and deploy technological roadmaps for its value-driven cybersecurity innovations, with a focus on the US market. He will also advise on the Company’s ongoing work with its regional partners and customers to synthesize their needs and pain points with tailored solutions.


Nilsen commented:  “I am thrilled to be a part of the talented, world-class Flexxon team and look forward to being a fervent proponent for the Company’s unique approach to cybersecurity protection. Flexxon caught my eye several years ago when I started following the Company’s developments with great interest.

“Based on the strong value proposition and impact of Flexxon’s hardware-based solutions, I look forward to driving the adoption of this novel approach and supporting management, partners and customers in making this transition towards a safer and more secure digital footprint for businesses, governments and individuals globally.”


Camellia Chan, Co-Founder and CEO of Flexxon, said, “We are pleased to have Erik join the ranks of Flexxon’s executive management team, and believe that the Company will benefit greatly from Erik’s experience, expertise and passion for designing and building digital systems that fortify cybersecurity standards. As we move ahead with our plans to expand into the US market, Erik’s knowledge will also play an integral part in helping us hit the ground running.”

Nilsen, who holds a doctorate in physics as well as advanced degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics, is a strong advocate for the decentralized Internet and supports the advancement of innovative analog and digital methods to address the growing threat of cyberattacks. He holds over 14 patents and pending patents for advanced signal processing and cybersecurity applications.

Headquartered in Singapore and with offices across Asia, Flexxon is currently expanding its global footprint, with plans to open its US base of operations and kick off an extensive hiring effort in 2024.

About Flexxon. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Singapore, Flexxon is a global company that specialises in next generation hardware cybersecurity solutions and industrial NAND storage devices. Rooted in its strong pedigree as a leading industrial NAND flash storage solutions provider, Flexxon introduced the X-PHY brand in 2021 to address the rising tide of cybersecurity concerns. Through the X-PHY suite of solutions, Flexxon is committed to protecting the basic rights of all citizens of the digital economy through constant innovation to address the evolving cybersecurity needs of today. With 30 patents and counting, Flexxon’s market-leading products and solutions aim to deliver the utmost security and confidentiality standards to users. 

About the X-PHY®. Flexxon’s flagship cybersecurity solution, the X-PHY® Cybersecure SSD, is the world’s first AI-embedded firmware-based cybersecurity solution. Unveiled in 2021, it detects anomalies in behavioural data access patterns and effectively shuts down potential incursions in real-time, with round-the-clock monitoring to prevent critical data loss and exposure. Building on the X-PHY’s market-changing technology, Flexxon is developing an entire suite of products and services that will address gaps in cybersecurity for individuals, SMEs and major enterprises. For more information, please visit: Flexxon: X-PHY:

Media contact: Samantha Wong, Director, Communications & Media, e., m. (65) 9115 6968.

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