executive appointments

FaceTec Aims for 2019 Business Growth with Latest Executive Appointment

FaceTec Aims for 2019 Business Growth with Latest Executive Appointment

“We’re in the right place at the right time with the right technology, and now we’re building our business development team to match to our incredible dev team.” – Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec FaceTec has a new business development executive aiming to build up its activities on the west side of the Atlantic: Richard Lobovsky…

ID R&D Appoints Chief Product Officer

ID R&D Appoints Chief Product Officer

ID R&D has further expanded its executive team, announcing the appointment of Ilya Ozerets as its new Chief Product Officer. Ozerets has actually been working with ID R&D for a little over a year in an advisory role, which he performed at the same time as he served as Mitek Systems’ Senior Product Manager. Before that,…

New Zwipe VP Brings Biometric Cards Expertise

New Zwipe VP Brings Biometric Cards Expertise

A trade journalist who has covered biometric cards extensively is Zwipe‘s new Vice President of Business Development. Antonio D’Albore is the founder and Editor in Chief of Embedded Security News, and the author of “The Rise of Biometric Cards“, an extensive research report published near the start of this year. He has also held executive…

Laxton Announces VP to Head New European Office

Laxton Announces VP to Head New European Office

“I am excited to join Laxton Group to bolster the global growth phase of the organisation.  My role as Vice President: Europe will further expand the global footprint of Laxton Group, with the expansion of the European market under my remit, based out of Amsterdam.” – Nick Perkins, Vice President: Europe, Laxton Identity solutions provider Laxton…

Mitek Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Mitek Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

San Diego-based Mitek Systems has a new CEO. The company has announced that Max Carnecchia has taken the helm, and also been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Carnecchia comes to the position after a 10-month stint as CEO of Illuminate Education, which he joined at the outset of an intensive growth period for…

Zwipe Appoints New Head of Certification

Zwipe Appoints New Head of Certification

“Zwipe further explained that together with its partners, it is ‘now entering into the phase where dual-interface biometric payment cards can be certified based on specifications defined by the leading payment networks…’” A new Zwipe executive could prove to be a powerful agent in the company’s efforts to promote its biometric card technology. Pierre Girod,…

Former Supervisory Board Chairman Becomes IDEMIA’s New CEO

Former Supervisory Board Chairman Becomes IDEMIA’s New CEO

“I have witnessed IDEMIA’s growth potential first hand and believe it is excellently poised to continue to consolidate its position as the leader in the sector.” -Yann Delabrière, CEO, IDEMIA IDEMIA has a new CEO, the company has announced. Yann Delabrière comes to the company from a previous position as the “Lead Independent Director” of…

ID R&D Gets New Sales VP

ID R&D Gets New Sales VP

“John’s deep biometrics experience and knowledge will be invaluable as we reach new growth milestones,” -Alexey Khitrov, CEO, ID R&D ID R&D has a new Vice President of Sales. John Amein comes to the company from Voice Biometrics Group, an Orlando-based organization that he headed as President from January of 2016 to August of this…

Industry Veteran Becomes BioConnect’s Newest VP

Industry Veteran Becomes BioConnect’s Newest VP

“It is an exciting time to join a passionate and innovative team as they experience increasing demand for the BioConnect platform.” – Julia Webb, Vice President of Alliances, BioConnect A former VoiceVault executive is now BioConnect‘s new Vice President of Alliances, the company has announced. In joining BioConnect, Julia Webb brings a wealth of experience…

IDEMIA Gets Well-Credentialed Civil Identity VP for North America

IDEMIA Gets Well-Credentialed Civil Identity VP for North America

IDEMIA has appointed a new SVP of Civil Identity with some serious credentials. Matthew Thompson comes to the company from a previous position as Senior Director of Identity Services at Capital One, which he held since September 2016. From April 2015 to April of 2016, Thompson also served as VP of the Identity Ecosystem Steering…

Precise Biometrics Gets New CFO

Precise Biometrics Gets New CFO

“We are very pleased of being able to recruit Ulrik as new CFO for Precise Biometrics. With his long experience and broad knowledge, Ulrik is the right person to contribute to the company’s continued development.” Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics. Precise Biometrics has a new Chief Financial Officer. A graduate of the University of…

BIO-key Gets New Chief Revenue Officer

BIO-key Gets New Chief Revenue Officer

BIO-key has a new Chief Revenue Officer, the company has announced. Fred Corsentino comes to the company with notable sales experience, having served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Comodo, a New Jersey-based provider of a digital security platform; and having launched a consulting firm called The Sales Leader Association. Corsentino also worked in a…

MeReal Biometrics Announces New CTO

MeReal Biometrics Announces New CTO

MeReal Biometrics has officially introduced its new Chief Technology Officer, Thomas Le Ouedec. He actually came to the role quietly in July, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the smart cards industry. From 2008 to his switch to MeReal Biometrics, Le Ouedec served as Product Line Manager for UINT, a smart card developer…

New Zwipe Partnerships VP Brings Payments Sector Experience

New Zwipe Partnerships VP Brings Payments Sector Experience

Zwipe‘s executive team has a new appointee with considerable experience in the payments sector. Marcio Stervid, the company’s new VP of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances, comes to Zwipe from a previous role as the head of Strategic Partnerships for secure payment solutions provider AltaPay, a position he held for just under a year and a…

New Behavioral Biometrics Offerings Reflect Plurilock Growth

New Behavioral Biometrics Offerings Reflect Plurilock Growth

“Plurilock Aware is a system offering “real-time endpoint visibility and human telemetry” for biometric analysis, according to a statement from the company; while Plurilock Defend is designed to offer continuous endpoint detection and response capabilities, running in the background.” Plurilock‘s growth phase continues, with the company now announcing new product offerings. The products revolve around…

Former Ping An Executive Becomes Senior Advisor to autonomous_ID

Former Ping An Executive Becomes Senior Advisor to autonomous_ID

“I think that autonomous_ID has a technology platform that is perfectly timed and will truly transform how ‘the me’ interacts with connected things.” -Daniel Tu, Executive Advisor to the Chairman, autonimous_ID Biometric wellness and identification specialist autonomous_ID has a new expert on hand to advise senior management: Daniel Tu, the former group chief innovation officer of…

SureID Re-emerges from Corporate Shakeup

SureID Re-emerges from Corporate Shakeup

After a big corporate shakeup, SureID is looking to get back on track under new management. The Oregon-based company, which offers identity authentication solutions to the enterprise and government markets, has seen a tumultuous few years after losing a US Navy contract that had been a key base of revenue. Hundreds of jobs were cut…

FaceTec Appoints Biometrics Industry Expert Steve Cook to Executive Team

FaceTec Appoints Biometrics Industry Expert Steve Cook to Executive Team

“In a statement announcing Cook’s appointment, FaceTec emphasized his work consulting with banks on compliance with PSD2, the European Union’s major new payments regulation, and particularly its Strong Customer Authentication requirement.” A big new executive appointment could help FaceTec to promote its ZoOm facial recognition system in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa markets. Steve…

HID Global Announces Two Major Appointments to Executive Team

HID Global Announces Two Major Appointments to Executive Team

“I am pleased that we have added top talent to HID’s senior leadership team and strengthened our ability to deliver on our exciting vision for the future.” – Stefan Widing, President and CEO of HID Global. HID Global has burnished its executive acumen with two high-profile new appointments. The company’s new VP and Citizen ID Business…