NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InkSure's president & CEO, Tal Gilat, has been confirmed as a finalist for the 2011 ID People Awards. The ID People Awards are given to thought leaders who have distinguished themselves in the areas of citizen ID, transportation security and asset tracking.
Gilat is a recognized leader at the forefront of thought and innovation in the anti-counterfeiting and brand protection technology industry. Since joining InkSure Technologies as president & CEO, Gilat has overseen the development of several new and cutting-edge anti-counterfeiting technologies. InkSure's products protect consumers and citizens from fraud, safeguard supply chains from hazardous products and help governments secure tax revenues. To date, InkSure has secured over three billion dollars in additional tax revenues for governments around the world.
Gilat and his management team have led numerous projects to educate the industry and have partnered with other anti-counterfeiting industry professionals to promote the fight against counterfeiting. InkSure recently published the paper The Counterfeiting Environment in the Generic Drug Industry as well as a paper on the topic of coin anti-counterfeiting. In addition, InkSure established The Anti-Counterfeiting Blog, covering all aspects of the anti-counterfeiting industry. Gilat is a frequent speaker at security conferences where he shares InkSure's experience and expertise with other technology professionals, brand owners and government representatives.
The ID People Awards are given by Wise Media, the producers of the prestigious ID World conferences. The ID People Awards will be presented on the 22nd of June 2011 at ID World in Rio de Janeiro.
About InkSure Technologies
InkSure Technologies is an industry leader in taggant technology for brand protection and anti-counterfeiting. InkSure's taggant technology is applied to tens of billions of consumer items and high-value documents annually. The company targets a number of industry sectors, including finance, government, pharmaceuticals and transportation.
InkSure is based in New York City, SEC regulated, and publicly traded under the symbol INKS.OB.
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