The 2016 Women in Biometrics Award goes to MorphoTrak`s Teresa Wu

November 17, 2016 - 

MorphoTrak announced that Teresa Wu, Director of Strategic Marketing and Government Relations, has received the 2016 Women in Biometrics Award.

Ms. Wu and three additional recipients, Tovah LaDier, Elham Tabassi, and JoAnn Buscaglia, were presented with the awards at the Security Industry Association’s “Honors Night: Celebrating Performance, Partnerships and People in the Security Industry” on November 16, 2016.

Ms. Wu has spent her entire 15-year professional career in the biometrics industry. Starting as a marketing intern with Sagem Security, now known as Safran Identity and Security, she gained experience in the company’s biometric access control and secure payment terminal business unit. Throughout her career, Ms. Wu has been actively engaged, working to expand her responsibilities and expertise in marketing, business strategy, product management, and government relations. Her proudest accomplishment at MorphoTrak, she says, is her successful effort to change the engineering-focused mindset to be more user-oriented. Ms. Wu introduced a series of focus groups and collaboration projects with customers and industry influencers to collect the voice of customers and articulate best practices.

“I sincerely thank everyone for their nomination and support, as well as the award,” commented Ms. Wu. “It is a true honor to be recognized among this distinguished group of trailblazers. The biometrics industry is evolving at a very fast pace, and I look forward to developing a strong network of diverse and passionate individuals for the advancement of biometric innovations that protect and connect the world.”

The Security Industry Association joined SecureIDNews as a co-sponsor of the awards program, which recognizes women in the field of biometrics who demonstrate leadership, participation, innovation, and mentoring.

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