In his current role, Ward Duchamps is responsible for defining the product strategy for the Identity & Access Management solutions offered by Thales. His focus is on a five-year horizon and he adopts an outside-in approach.
He carefully selects industry trends, such as web 3.0 and decentralized identity, where he believes Thales can make a meaningful impact in the market. His primary area of emphasis is authorizations and he is tasked with defining the product boundaries, creating a comprehensive plan, and securing buy-in from stakeholders. He also collaborates with the engineering team to ensure successful execution.