BIO-key adds to Board of Directors, CEO to present at Imperial Capital Security Conference

December 4, 2015 - 

Biometrics software and technology provider BIO-key International has added two new directors to its board.

“As part of our recent financing and strategic license arrangements and to support BIO-key’s future growth and development, we have expanded our Board of Directors to include Mr. Wong Kwok Fong (Kelvin) and Mr. Yao Jianhui,” stated Mike DePasquale, BIO-key chairman and CEO. “Messrs. Kwok Fong (Kelvin) and Jianhui have the ideal experiences and talents to help guide and promote BIO-key through this very exciting time. We are proud and fortunate to have such deep and influential resources that will help expand our global footprint and provide access to new high growth markets, including electronic and mobile payments”
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Mr. Wong Kwok Fong (Kelvin) is the former chairman and co-founder of China Goldjoy Group (previously World Wide Touch Technology Holdings Limited) and currently serves as its chief technology officer. Mr. Wong founded China Goldjoy in 1997 and played a significant role in the substantial growth of the business. Mr. Wong is currently responsible for the technology development of China Goldjoy Group, with a primary focus on the biometric payment business and infrastructure.

Mr. Yao Jianhui is executive chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the China Goldjoy Group Ltd. Mr. Yao has held senior management positions with a number of enterprises and listed companies across a wide range of industries including food, construction materials, real estate, commerce, agriculture and forestry, logistics, technology and finance. Mr. Yao has deep experience in the technology and manufacturing industries, including managing a cable manufacturer which provides products for high speed trains.

“Well capitalized, with new Board leadership, I believe BIO-key is well positioned to address the growing demand for secure and convenient access to information and physical assets across many markets around the globe,” concluded DePasquale.

Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference

BIO-key also announced that Mike DePasquale, chairman & CEO, will be presenting at the 12th Annual Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference on Thursday December 10, 2015, at 11am EST. The conference will be held at the Waldorf Astoria located at 301 Park Avenue New York, NY.

Each year, Imperial Capital hosts a Security Investor Conference that brings together a select group of security technology companies to present their positioning and strategic growth plans to investors and business leaders.

An audio webcast will be available live and for replay.

Previously reported, BIO-key International was recognized with the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for ‘Product Line Strategy Leadership’ for its comprehensive product line catering to the needs of the market it serves.

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