NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeLock Corp., a leading provider of iris-based identity authentication solutions, announced today the appointment of Philip Petracca as Vice President of Product Strategy and Development. Petracca's appointment reinforces EyeLock's focus on global expansion of its advanced iris biometric technology solutions.
Petracca joins EyeLock with 20 years of experience in diverse sectors of emerging technology including Consumer Electronics, Mobile Communications and Satellite Radio. As Vice President of Product Strategy and Development, Petracca will oversee all aspects of product development and commercialization of EyeLock's iris-based identity authentication solutions.
EyeLock Corp. is a leading provider of iris-based identity authentication products and technology solutions. EyeLock's technology is transforming the way identities are authenticated and protected by offering a broad suite of breakthrough solutions for the identity management, access control, border control and logical access sectors.
"Philip Petracca has an extremely successful track record leading product strategy and development within the technology industry. He is a great addition to our team and a valuable asset to EyeLock as we continue to broaden our offering and expand our business globally," said Jim Demitrieus, Chief Executive Officer of EyeLock Corp. "We look forward to leveraging Philip's expertise to streamline our manufacturing process and develop market driven solutions for our global customers."
Prior to joining EyeLock, Petracca led strategic product development and brand marketing initiatives ensuring that engineering solutions align with overall business strategies. Petracca has a diverse background across broad business sectors including DMC Worldwide, Sirius Satellite Radio and T-Mobile.
"I believe that EyeLock's iris-based authentication technology solves many of the problems consumers face today – from identity theft to data breaches, this technology is the answer," said Petracca. "I am enthusiastic to join an organization that is influencing the way our identities are protected now and in the future. EyeLock solutions are truly game changing and I'm looking forward to working with this smart, driven team to make this technology ubiquitous."
About EyeLock Corp.
EyeLock Corp., is a leading technology provider of iris-based identity management products and technology solutions. Transforming the way identities are authenticated and protected, the Company offers a broad suite of breakthrough solutions for the identity management, access control, border control and logical access sectors.
The proprietary, iris-based identity management solutions are cost-effective, scalable and easy-to-use iris recognition systems that operate while a person is in motion and at a distance. EyeLock delivers products and solutions where privacy, convenience and security are synonymous.
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