WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (www.sibassoc.org), the leading voice for the biometrics industry in Washington, D.C., announced today the recent appointment of Ella Schiralli, Federal Government Markets Manager at 3M Company, and Michael Bruce, Director at General Dynamics Mission Systems to its Board of Directors.
Michael Dougherty, Chief Executive Officer of SIBA commented: "Ella and Michael bring a wealth of experience to our Board of Directors. SIBA is growing rapidly, and their input on our Board will help SIBA to build on its success in promoting substantive conversations between industry and government operators, in educating lawmakers on the benefits of biometrics and identity management technologies, and in engaging the media on edge solutions."
This June, SIBA hosted the Identity and Biometrics Innovation Forum, which featured panelists from the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House, CBP, OBIM, TSA, FBI and NIST. The event filled to capacity and provided an excellent opportunity for government and industry to discuss screening technologies and traveler management issues.
SIBA has grown in 2016, adding eight highly innovative companies to its membership: Unisys, General Dynamics Mission Systems, Leidos, Identify, RiVidium, NEC, Advanced Optical Systems, and Disaster Solutions. SIBA has also grown its professional staff and consultant relationships.
SIBA is a 501(c)(6) trade association consisting of companies and other stakeholders that share a common interest in furthering the adoption of secure identity and biometric technologies through well-developed government relations and communications, and through thought-leadership activities.
For more information, please contact Andrew Meehan, SIBA Communications Director, at (914) 907-9679.
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