SOURCE: Sequiam Biometrics, Inc.

November 28, 2007 10:32 ET

Mr. Bob Aoki Joins the Sequiam Board of Directors to Help Guide Its New Strategic Vision

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - Sequiam (OTCBB: SQUM), an OEM provider that improves the convenience of products and solutions of global brands by adding identity management technologies, announced today that Mr. Bob Aoki, a 25-year industry veteran and General Manager of Microsoft Corporation, has joined its board of directors. Aoki's appointment is effective immediately and extends his current relationship with the company.

"Bob is widely acknowledged as a brilliant strategist and savvy business leader," said Nick VandenBrekel, Sequiam's founder, Chairman and CEO. "These qualities combined with his entrepreneurial spirit and partnership expertise makes Bob the perfect addition to our board of directors."

"Bob has a proven track record in understanding the promise of great technologies and its subsequent development," said Chris Barrow, Sequiam's Chief Operating Officer. "His extensive experience will be of incomparable value to the company as we define sustainable growth plans. We welcome Bob's leadership to Sequiam's board."

Bob Aoki said: "Sequiam has truly recognized and is aggressively adapting to evolving markets. By demonstrating the courage to change, Sequiam is looking to take a leadership role in the industry and implement its vision; taking consumers into a new future. They are truly defining a new market, with an affordable, intuitive and no-nonsense approach to identity management and authentication that will enable life experiences, both personal and business, to become more convenient."

Prior to his appointment at Microsoft, Aoki held senior management roles at AT&T Wireless, 3Com, Fore Systems, NSC, Wyse Systems and Wang Laboratories. Aoki has a B.S. in Accounting & Marketing from University of Idaho. Aoki serves on various boards and in several technical advisor roles.

About Sequiam

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Sequiam is an OEM provider that extends and enhances the products and solutions of global brands by adding identity management capabilities. Sequiam has invested extensively in the research and development of consumer biometric technologies that can be integrated into real-world environments while ensuring the evolved product or solution is affordable, intuitive and non-intrusive. Sequiam is a global company with sales offices, manufacturing facilities and development centers in North America, Taiwan, China and South Africa. For more information, please visit

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