Interviews

Interviews
INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Crossmatch CEO Rich Agostinelli. The interview begins with talk of the autumn’s big news: in September Crossmatch was acquired by HID Global. After detailing how the acquisition will affect the company, Agostinelli shed some light on Crossmatch’s product line and use cases for its NOMAD biometric readers, as well as…

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INTERVIEW: Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn

INTERVIEW: Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn. The interview begins with an overview of the company’s background, as well as the authentication challenges it was founded to address, and Summerlin provides some insight into the company’s security offerings. The conversation shifts to talk of the rise in behavioral biometrics, their…

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INTERVIEW: Duane Blackburn on Biometrics and Government at FedID 2018

INTERVIEW: Duane Blackburn on Biometrics and Government at FedID 2018

Every September the biometrics industry converges on the Federal Identity Forum & Exposition, otherwise known as FedID—the key identity technology conference for the federal government. After a year in Washington, DC, the conference has returned to Tampa, Florida for a week of high-level thought leadership, education and networking catered to the biometrics, government and identity…

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

When you talk about the mobile biometrics revolution, you talk about FinTech, and any conversation about FinTech is going to prominently feature Daon. The biometric software company deployed its IdentityX authentication solution to great effect in the early days of biometric mobile banking, its trailblazing partnership with USAA clearing the way for mass adoption of…

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INTERVIEW: Caryn Seidman Becker, Co-Founder and CEO, CLEAR

INTERVIEW: Caryn Seidman Becker, Co-Founder and CEO, CLEAR

The biometric border control market has been growing for nearly 20 years, with recent innovations in strong authentication technologies spurring impressive growth rates, and and CLEAR is at the forefront of the industry. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Caryn Seidman Becker, Co-Founder and CEO of CLEAR. The following interview begins on the topic of…

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INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. The conversation starts with a review of her first year as the company’s leader and her major accomplishments in the role. The conversation moves on to the major security benefits of NEXT’s large area sensors and the demanding…

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INTERVIEW: Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX

INTERVIEW: Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX

Biometric smart cards have been a hot topic in FinTech for over a year now, and at the center of that conversation is IDEX, a Norway-based biometric solutions provider focused exclusively in the smart cards vertical. FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter had the opportunity to speak with IDEX’s new CEO, Stan Swearingen, who was appointed…

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INTERVIEW: Zighra CEO Deepak Dutt at Money 20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Zighra CEO Deepak Dutt at Money 20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

On-device authentication has been a hot topic here at FindBiometrics, and it’s the same story at this year’s Money 20/20 Europe, now in full swing in Amsterdam. User authentication and a password free internet are all major topics being discussed at Europe’s largest FinTech event and FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill is on the scene and…

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INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio

INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio

Jumio is a rising star in the biometrics industry thanks to its multiple award-winning mobile ID verification software: Netverify. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Jumio CEO Stephen Stuut, along with the company’s VP of Marketing, Dean Nicholls. The conversation begins with talk about Jumio’s accelerating rate of success, and the drivers behind it. The…

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INTERVIEW: Shiraz Kapadia, CEO, Invixium

INTERVIEW: Shiraz Kapadia, CEO, Invixium

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Shiraz Kapadia, CEO of Invixium. The conversation begins with an overview of the multimodal biometrics company’s history, touching on its problem solving focus and dedication to education. Kapadia then details Invixium’s impressive product lineup, including the “masterstroke” IXM TITAN which will be on display at the company’s booth (#6109)…

INTERVIEW: Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC West

ISC West is just around the corner and we are preparing for another year of live event coverage here at FindBiometrics. In 2017 FindBiometrics entered an exclusive premier sponsorship with the world’s biggest security expo, and our managing editor Peter Counter recently spoke with Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President at ISC West, beginning with talk…

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INTERVIEW Raffie Beroukhim, SVP, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America

INTERVIEW Raffie Beroukhim, SVP, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Raffie Beroukhim, Senior Vice President, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America. The conversation begins with an update on the company after a year of tremendous growth, and the market highlights in law enforcement, federal government and critical infrastructure that contributed to NECAM’s success. Beroukhim explains how Apple’s introduction…

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INTERVIEW: Deepak Dutt, President & CEO, Zighra

INTERVIEW: Deepak Dutt, President & CEO, Zighra

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke to Deepak Dutt, President and CEO of Zighra. The conversation begins with the Canadian behavioral biometrics company’s origin story and an overview of its innovative identity technology. After differentiating Zighra’s technology from other behavioral biometrics solutions, Dutt speaks about the major factors generating interest in the behavioral authentication space…

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INTERVIEW: Martin Zizi, and Pierre Pozzi, Aerendir Mobile, Inc.

INTERVIEW: Martin Zizi, and Pierre Pozzi, Aerendir Mobile, Inc.

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Aerendir CEO Martin Zizi and the company’s Chairman Pierre Pozzi, the makers of the NeuroPrint – one of the most ambitious and novel new biometrics technologies, which uses proprioceptive neurophysiology for authentication. The interview begins with an overview of NeuroPrint from Zizi, explaining how proprioception…

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INTERVIEW: Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Richard Agostinelli, CEO of Crossmatch. The conversation begins with a review of Crossmatch’s successes in India, China and the Middle East markets, as well as the biometric opportunities offered by today’s emerging markets around the globe. Agostinelli goes on to speak about Crossmatch’s educational initiatives and how his company is positioning…

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INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales, Iris ID

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Iris ID‘s Vice President of Global Business Development and Sales, Mohammed Murad. The conversation begins on the topic of the recent Somaliland presidential election, in which Iris ID biometric technology played a crucial role, and how the success of that deployment will positively affect the iris biometrics industry…

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INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion then turns…

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