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More help wanted as leaders appointed to deliver biometrics, AR, health screening

Iris ID, EyeWay and Sonde Health hire, Simprints looking
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More help wanted as leaders appointed to deliver biometrics, AR, health screening

Iris ID has appointed Kurt Wherley to be its Director of Sales for Workforce Management, to lead sales of the company’s recently-launched IrisTime biometric workforce management platform.

“Kurt’s vast experience provides him with deep insights into the workforce management needs of small businesses to enterprise organizations throughout North America,” states Mohammed Murad, vice president, global sales and business development, Iris ID. “We’re confident he will drive dramatic growth for our time and attendance solutions.”

Wherley brings 17 years of experience at Schlage Biometrics, most recently in the role of national account manager for time and attendance. He will oversee North American sales of IrisTime for Iris ID, working to develop new customers and support the sales channel for the iris and facial recognition fusion employee authentication IrisTime provides through its open Android-based platform.

“Iris ID is recognized as the leading innovator and provider of flexible iris-based, biometric identity authentication solutions,” Wherley says. “Now, the company is revolutionizing the time and attendance function with an accurate and flexible platform designed for today’s modern workforce. This position is a great fit for me and my experience in workforce management.”

EyeWay and Sonde announce new hires

EyeWay Vision Ltd. has named former Google executive Dr. Nikhil Balram as the CEO of its new U.S. subsidiary to bring its wearable augmented reality (AR) platform to market, following six years of development.

The new subsidiary, EyeWay Vision Inc., will be based in San Jose.

Sonde Health has hired Jim Bradley as VP of U.S. Sales and Simran Kaur as VP of India Sales in response to continued demand for the company’s employee health screening tool Sonde One, according to the announcement.

They will lead sales efforts for its voice biometrics-based illness detection system, as Sonde expands its capabilities to detect other health conditions.

Simprints hiring Responsible Data Director

Simprints is looking for a ‘Director of Privacy, Responsible Data and Risk’ to help design and implement the company’s strategic approach to the sensitive issues associated with biometrics use.

The company’s services have benefitted more than 850,000 individuals so far, and existing contracts put it on pace to reach more than 1.4 million by 2021.

The role goes beyond that of Data Protection Officer, the company says. The role includes ensuring that ‘privacy by default and design’ is built into everything Simprints does, accountability for privacy and GDPR compliance, championing privacy in collaborations with all stakeholders, and drafting and owning data governance processes, data sharing agreements, DPIAs and more.

Requirements include experience in the international development sector, an ability to translate legal concepts into practical strategies, and experience designing and carrying out ethical due diligence protocols for projects handling sensitive data. Experience in law, data, security, or IT is sought.

More details are available at ReliefWeb.

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