Tech5 names industry veteran Rob Haslam as Strategic Advisor for new biometric platform
Tech5 has named secure ID document and biometrics industry veteran Rob Haslam as Strategic Adviser to define a three-year strategy and customer-centered plan for the newly launched T5-IDencode digital ID biometric platform, the company announced.
With 30 years of experience, Haslam will lead the company’s market expansion toward data storage, management and offline authentication. T5-IDencode digital ID biometric platform stores personal and biometric data in a high-density barcode and also provides offline authentication by facial and fingerprint recognition.
“Tech5 aims to lead in this disruption by harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and bring cost-effective world-class solutions to the customers in a fast, agile manner which is informed by customers’ requirements,” said Haslam in a prepared statement. “These solutions will help revolutionize identity management in a highly cost-effective manner across sectors ranging from citizen identity to fintech and travel, from healthcare to retail.”
Haslam started his business experience in the 1990s when he worked on electoral registration projects in Africa for British security printer and identity and passport specialist De La Rue. He has worked with multiple companies in the secure ID document and biometrics industry. Haslam spent seven years at HID Global where he worked on scaling the citizen ID-focused business internationally.
“Rob brings unrivalled ID credential industry expertise knowledge to Tech5, bolstering our mobile biometric-focused domain leadership,” said Machiel van der Harst, CEO and co-founder of Tech5 in a prepared statement. “He has been a particular evangelist of mobile identity from the very beginning, shaping industry thinking on the migration of ID credentials to the smartphone. We believe in our collaboration as one of the important strategic steps to the company’s growth.”