FindBiometrics is your leading industry resource for all information on biometric identification and identity verification systems and solutions. We have the latest daily news from the global biometric and identity management business community, a comprehensive vendor list, informative articles, interviews with industry leaders, exclusive videos, links to biometric associations and a calendar for the most important and current industry events and conferences.

For more than a decade we have brought you the top industry news, answering all of your questions, and have remained an integral player in the biometrics community. Now, here in the industry’s most rapid growth period, we are here to keep you more connected, knowledgeable, and up-to-date on the latest identity management news than ever before. FindBiometrics is also a proud member and longtime supporter of the International Biometric and Identification Association (IBIA).

FindBiometrics is a division of TopickZ Inc.  TopickZ is a progressive electronic information resource company, lead by a team of experienced and award winning professionals.  With a proud history, and bright future, TopickZ has a passion for informing and educating by embracing all of the opportunities created by the rapid growth of technology, digital media, and mobile.  The company is privately held and does not trade on equity markets.

Staff and Editorial

Peter O’Neill

Peter O'NeillPresident & Founder, FindBiometrics.

Peter has an extensive background in media both in the online and broadcasting environments. As head of the leading Biometric and Identity Management resource, Peter is known throughout the industry and also sits on both the Membership and Marketing Working Groups for the IBIA- International Biometric and Identification Association.  A strong believer in accurate and timely information, Peter also initiated the largest annual review of the industry, FindBiometrics’ Year in Review- in its 11th year, which investigates the growth and challenges of the ID marketplace.

Prior to founding FindBiometrics, Peter launched History Television and Showcase Television in Canada for Alliance Communications and has worked in the Advertising and Media business for over 25 years.

Peter B. Counter

Peter CounterManaging Editor



Based in Toronto, Peter Counter writes about technology and culture. As managing editor of FindBiometrics he brings a multitude of technology writing experience, having covered industry news and written features in verticals as diverse as dark fiber, call center solutions, satellite technologies, robotics, the Internet of Things, telematics, IPTV and healthcare tech. Obsessively interested in the intersection of technology and popular culture, he has written for Motherboard and is the author of many plays.

Barb Sarjeant

Chief Operating Officer

Barb Sarjeant brings a BSc in Microbiology and a degree in small business accounting to FindBiometrics. With experience as a research technician in immunology labs including Ontario Cancer Institute and Toronto General Transplantation department, Ms Sarjeant spent 12 years living in Germany, Turkey and the Czech Republic. When not residing over the finances of our company, Barb leads an active life that includes a healthy amount of skiing, tennis, curling, camping and most recently golf.

Alex Perala

alexanderprofileHead Writer

Alex Perala is a writer and online media professional. Writing on a variety of topics ranging from environmental politics to experimental film, Alex is particularly interested in exploring the areas where society grapples with disruptive change. He also writes professional copy and works with code on the web.

Executive Contributors

C. Maxine Most

Maxine MostContributing Editor

Acuity Founder and Principal, C. Maxine Most, has 25 years experience in international emerging technology market development. Throughout her career, Ms. Most has provided strategic expertise in emerging markets such as biometrics, electronic identity (eID), e-commerce, interactive services, and 2D and 3D visualization and image processing. She has worked with start-ups, established technology market leaders, Global 1000′s and a range of organizations in between. Since 2001, Ms. Most’s focus has been on biometrics and associated electronic identity solutions where she has consistently provided original, provocative, accurate, and reliable thought leadership and industry analysis. Ms. Most founded Acuity Market Intelligence in 2001 to bring strategic market development expertise to the then nascent biometrics market. Since that time, she has earned a reputation for providing hype-free, technology and vendor independent, actionable insight and analysis that clients rely on to achieve business success.

Darrell Geusz

Darrell GeuszContributing Editor

Darrell Geusz has been a part of the identity marketplace for more than 16 years and has served or currently serves as a subject matter expert for the United Nations (UNDP), NATO, US Coast Guard, US Department of State, National Sheriffs’ Association, Emergency Services Sector Coordinating Council as well as multiple metro cities in the US and several leading multinational companies.  Solutions designed by or led by Darrell have included more than 80 million people and 25,000 workstations in a single project.  Most recently Darrell has been instrumental in designing and delivering cloud-based identity ecosystems and trust frameworks that include both authentication and authorization, supporting thousands of organizations across the US for both logical and physical access credentials and applications.

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