Interviews

Interviews
INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Todd Mozer, CEO of Sensory. The conversation begins with some highlights of Sensory’s exceptional year before diving into the details of a recent major milestone for the company: the integration of its TrulySecure biometric software into LG’s latest flagship smartphones. LG’s move came in anticipation of Apple’s recent Face ID announcement, and…

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INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR

INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR Corp. The conversation begins with a brief history of the company and an overview of its decentralized security technology before delving into the vertical markets HYPR is finding success in. The discussion then touches on the company’s recent acknowledgement as one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors”,…

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INTERVIEW: Tracey Davies, Managing Director, Money20/20

INTERVIEW: Tracey Davies, Managing Director, Money20/20

Next week all eyes will be on Las Vegas for Money20/20, the biggest and most essential payments and FinTech industry event in the world. As usual, FindBiometrics will be there, reporting from the ground floor and sparking the financial biometrics discussion with our panel: Biometric FinTech in the Real World. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had…

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INTERVIEW: Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Platform

INTERVIEW: Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Platform

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Platform. The conversation begins with a brief rundown of the company’s fascinating 10 year history and a discussion of the end-user password experience driving the demand for easy biometric access control. Oorbals and O’Neill then speak in-depth about the company’s eponymous Biocryptology Platform and its…

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INTERVIEW: Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC

INTERVIEW: Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC. The conversation revolves around biometrics in the critical infrastructure vertical market, beginning with a discussion of key drivers in the sector. Ganz and O’Neill go on to speak about the specific applications of NEC’s NeoFace solution in critical infrastructure, and which markets are…

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INTERVIEW: Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics. FST’s contactless biometric technology, which leverages a combination of face and behavioral recognition, has been deployed all over the globe in a variety of verticals, most recently securing access at the HydroLife center health club in Israel. The following interview begins with talk of FST Biometrics’…

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INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

In April we brought you live coverage form ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas, where biometrics technology was proving itself as the key to the future of physical access control. BioConnect was there, showcasing new biometric innovations on the exhibition floor. With the conference behind us, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill sat down with Rob Douglas,…

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INTERVIEW: Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC Events, Connected Security Expo & Unmanned Security Expo

INTERVIEW: Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC Events, Connected Security Expo & Unmanned Security Expo

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC Events, Connected Security Expo & Unmanned Security Expo. ISC Events hosts the leading security industry trade show, ISC West, which FindBiometrics reports form live every year. The following interview begins by examining what’s driving interest the in access control market, and why biometric solutions were…

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INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics. Favre joined NEXT as its new CEO in February, and the following interview discusses her reasons for joining the Norwegian fingerprint sensor company. The discussion reveals her priorities for the company in 2017, specifically concerning the burgeoning biometric smart cards market. Conversation then turns to…

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

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

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Raffie Beroukhim, Senior Vice President – Advanced Recognition Systems Division at NEC Corporation of America. The interview begins with talk on the recent re-branding for NEC’s Biometrics Solutions Division to the Advanced Recognition Systems Division, and the industry change that necessitated it. The conversation goes on to talk about…

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins with talk of Iris ID’s presence at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and how iris recognition is gaining a great deal of momentum in mobility, finance, and other popular markets. Talk then turns…

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INTERVIEW: Travis Jarae, CEO, One World Identity

INTERVIEW: Travis Jarae, CEO, One World Identity

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Travis Jarae, CEO of One World Identity (OWI). The conversation begins with a look at the organization’s Google-based origins before delving into what to expect at OWI’s inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference, it’s potentially controversial headlining keynote speaker, and how discussions of privacy will be handled at the groundbreaking…

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INTERVIEW: Michael O’Hara, Mireya Almazan & David Pollington of the GSMA

INTERVIEW: Michael O’Hara, Mireya Almazan & David Pollington of the GSMA

FindBiometrics is back from a record-breaking Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, presented by GSMA, which set new attendance records for the mobile industry conference. As FindBiometrics readers know, biometrics and identity tech were major topics at this year’s MWC, with some of the year’s biggest fingerprint news and high profile announcements and demonstrations involving GSMA…

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INTERVIEW: Dr. Hemant Mardia, Managing Director and CEO, IDEX

INTERVIEW: Dr. Hemant Mardia, Managing Director and CEO, IDEX

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Dr. Hemant Mardia, Managing Director and CEO, IDEX. Thanks to its off-chip flexible sensor solutions, IDEX is a big name in the current biometric smart card market that is being pursued by the world’s leading fingerprint sensor companies. The interview begins with an overview of how IDEX’s technology varies from other…

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Interview with Jane Snipes, Managing Partner, Northstar Recruiting

Interview with Jane Snipes, Managing Partner, Northstar Recruiting

Northstar Recruiting is the longest serving recruitment firm in the identity management industry, having provided its services for physical and logical access control markets for 17 years. Recently, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Jane Snipes, Managing Partner at Northstar Recruiting. The conversation takes a birds-eye view of the biometrics markets, identifying major industry developments, examining prominent…

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AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC…

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INTERVIEW: Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management, Tascent

INTERVIEW: Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management, Tascent

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the chance to speak with Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management at Tascent. The conversation begins with a review of Tascent’s history before shifting to an in depth look at the company’s InSight One and Tascent M6 multimodal biometrics solutions. The following interview provides an expert view of the…

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INTERVIEW: Tom Evangelisti, Director, Mobile Business Development, ImageWare Systems

INTERVIEW: Tom Evangelisti, Director, Mobile Business Development, ImageWare Systems

As part of Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke to Tom Evangelisti, Director, Mobile Business Development, ImageWare Systems. The conversation begins with talk of ImageWare’s FDA cleared pillphone mHealth app and the traditional barriers to entry in the healthcare market. The discussion then delves into topics of multi-modality, the advantages of match-on-server authentication…

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INTERVIEW: Frances Zelazny, Vice President of Marketing, BioCatch

INTERVIEW: Frances Zelazny, Vice President of Marketing, BioCatch

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Frances Zelazny, Vice President of Marketing, BioCatch. The conversation starts with a look at research suggesting that behavioral biometrics are on the verge of becoming a mainstream modality and then takes a look at the most interesting of BioCatch’s many key patents. The interview then delves into the…

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