Princeton Identity adds new Sales and Marketing VP

Princeton Identity has appointed security industry veteran Bob McKee as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. McKee brings more than 40 years of security industry experience including executive management, business, marketing, and sales roles with firms including Paxton Access Ltd, McKee & Associates, Inc., Pelco and Samsung Techwin America. With Princeton Identity, McKee will oversee the company’s sales and marketing operations and expand Princeton Identity’s profile as a leader in secure and convenient identity management solutions. He will take the

AI startup Trust Stamp appoints chief marketing officer

Atlanta-based artificial intelligence startup Trust Stamp has appointed Heather Elias as its chief marketing officer, Elias most recently served as VP of marketing for brokerage firm CENTURY 21 Redwood Realty, where she helped lead the DC metropolitan area firm’s branding and communications efforts. She has been actively serving in various positions in the real estate industry for 14 years. She started as a full-time realtor in 2004 where she used blogging and digital marketing to build her business. She later

Precise Biometrics adds to management team to strengthen strategic business development

Precise Biometrics has appointed Senior Sales Director Fredrik Sjöholm to the management team. Sjöholm is responsible for sales and business development of new product areas. “Fredrik has extensive experience from sales and business development at international software companies and has particularly good knowledge about the Asian market where he also has worked locally,” said Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics. “By bringing him in to the management team we strengthen the company’s strategic business development.” Fredrik has several years experience

VerifyMe names new CEO and elects new independent board of director members

VerifyMe, Inc. has named Patrick White its new CEO as well as elected several new independent members to the company’s board of directors. White, who has moved the corporate headquarters to Rochester, New York, has been working as an outside consultant to the company since June 1. He previously served as CEO and founder of Document Security Systems, Inc. from 2002 through 2012. “In the last year, I have vetted multiple offers to come back into the security industry and

Fingerprint Cards appoints new management team member

Fingerprint Cards has appointed Thomas Rex Senior Vice President of Business Line Smartcards and a part of Fingerprints’ management team. Rex is currently engaged in business development within smartcards and was previously the company’s head of sales for almost five years. “Thomas has been a key player in developing today’s smartphone business, so it’s natural that he now will become responsible for developing the smartcards business,” said Christian Fredrikson, CEO of Fingerprints. “This is an important growth opportunity for Fingerprints

BrainChip set to drive sales of AI-based video analytic solutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies developer BrainChip Holdings announced that Thomas Stengel has joined the company as Vice President of Americas Business Development. Stengel’s appointment comes as the company launches BrainChip Studio, a commercially available integrated software suite for pattern and facial recognition analytics. Stengel is responsible for driving sales of BrainChip’s spiking neural network AI technology into OEM partners and end users in the video surveillance, server, and storage markets in the Americas. “Artificial intelligence and neural

New hires to help drive Zwipe’s growth strategy

Biometrics technology firm Zwipe has announced the appointment of Orlando Martinez as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer and John Laws as the new Director of Sales Access Control EMEA. According to a company statement, Martinez has an extensive background in bringing innovative biometric technology to market and driving international business expansion and organizational development. In 1999 he cofounded SecuriMetrics, a biometrics company that revolutionized identity management systems used by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence communities.

Veridium appoints fintech veteran to drive company growth

Biometrics software startup Veridium has announced the appointment of James Stickland as new CEO. Stickland is a seasoned financial technology industry executive with decades of experience and has served in senior executive roles for HSBC, JPMorgan Chase and Cisco, where he specialized in expanding a pipeline of venture capital and accelerating innovation within emerging technology portfolios. He most recently served as managing director of U.K.-based fintech firm Red Deer Systems. As Veridium CEO, Stickland will be primarily focused on driving

Trump adds biometrics industry veteran to transition team

According to an FCW report, President-elect Donald Trump has named Michael T. Dougherty, currently CEO of the Secure Identity and Biometrics Association (SIBA), as a member of his transition team, with responsibility over the Department of Homeland Security. The transition process, governed by the Presidential Transition Act, ensures the smooth transfer of executive power. Dougherty will provide policy advice to the incoming Trump administration, which has made completing the biometric entry-exit visa tracking system, now in pilot project stage, a

IDEX appoints Director of Investor Relations

In a move to maintain an open and active dialogue with investors and analysts and to strengthen its investor relations operations, Norwegian fingerprint technology developer IDEX has hired Charlotte Knudsen as Director of IR and Communication. According to a company statement, Knudsen has almost two decades of experience with investor relations and communications. Her prior roles include head of IR at Electromagnetic Geoservices, financial and corporate communication advisor at Crux Communications, and Business Manager at Hugin. “I am delighted to