KANSAS CITY, KS--(Marketwire - Jan 7, 2013) - EyeVerify, a pioneer in mobile authentication, today announced that it has appointed Christopher Barnett as Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing.
Barnett will be responsible for all aspects of customer engagement, including global sales, marketing and communications. As a part of his role, Barnett will also drive the company's foray into key verticals including finance, mobile device OEMs, wireless network operators and large enterprises.
Barnett joins the EyeVerify team with extensive mobile app development, OEM, carrier, and enterprise sales experience gathered during his career at Vlingo, Rand McNally and Handmark, to name a few. His proven leadership will be instrumental in introducing the company's solutions to the market and defining the EyeVerify user experience. Barnett will report directly to EyeVerify CEO, Toby Rush.
"Chris knows our customers from his experience with telcos, OEMs and consumers. He understands their needs and he knows how to build go to market strategies that deliver results," said Toby Rush, CEO. "Chris is the ideal person to evangelize EyeVerify's authentication solution and expand our business."
Earlier this year, EyeVerify announced the industry's first eyeprinting solution -- the ability that allows mobile users to verify their digital identity while easily and securely accessing highly personal information on the web with just a glance. The patented technology is a major advancement in biometrics authentication and is the only mobile solution that uses existing smartphone cameras to image and pattern match the unique veins in users' whites of the eyes, ensuring highly accurate, fast and convenient security for mobile transactions.
"Joining EyeVerify at this stage in the development of the company is a magnificent opportunity. We are addressing very clear and compelling growth trends -- mobile security, authentication and BYOD," said Barnett. "I'm looking forward to EyeVerify ushering in a new era that will allow enterprises and consumers to fully utilize mobile technology with the right level of security."
EyeVerify offers accurate, simple and secure mobile identity protection and access to highly personal information with just a glance using existing smartphones. EyeVerify's patented vascular 'eyeprint' solution uses built-in cameras in today's mobile devices to image and then pattern match blood vessels in the whites of users' eyes, ensuring highly accurate, fast and convenient mobile, digital identity protection, without requiring additional hardware for businesses or end users. Learn more at eyeverify.com.