Prior to his role at Red Deer Systems, where he was responsible for the firm's strategic direction, Stickland was director of innovation and investments at HSBC's fintech division. With a strong track record as a senior executive within both the financial services industry and tech startup sector, he is uniquely well positioned to lead the company as it addresses key security issues impacting the global 2000, financial services, healthcare and government organizations.
"Passwords are dead and can no longer be relied on to safeguard companies or consumers from the threat of fraud and data breaches. Biometrics are now a valid replacement for these authentication efforts," said James Stickland, CEO, Veridium. "Enterprises across the globe are attempting to tackle the ongoing problems associated with identity and access management, and VeridiumID is perfectly positioned to fully support these efforts. There is an incredible void for a biometric authentication offering that can be adopted on a widespread basis across an enterprise, remain cost-effective and eliminate the major security concerns. Veridium's technology has cracked this nut and I am very much looking forward to joining the company and taking this solution to market."
Veridium is a leading provider of end-to-end biometric authentication designed to safeguard enterprises' most critical assets. Powered by an unmatched legacy of biometrics R&D, Veridium solutions help organizations to increase security, reduce fraud, and cut the costs associated with passwords and traditional multi-factor authentication solutions. Veridium has offices in Boston and New York, U.S.; Oxford and London, U.K.; Houten, Netherlands; and Bucharest and Timisoara, Romania. For additional information, please visit www.veridiumID.com.
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