SOURCE: Sequiam Biometrics, Inc.

December 13, 2007 09:00 ET

In Line With Sequiam's Long-Term Vision, Mr. Rob Allen Joins the Company as V.P. of Strategic Development

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - December 13, 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 effective immediately Mr. Robert Allen, a distinguished research analyst who covered Automated Identity Management markets for Frost & Sullivan, is joining the company as Vice President of Strategic Development.

"Rob is one of the foremost industry analysts of automated identity management technologies in the world," said Nick VandenBrekel, Sequiam's founder, Chairman and CEO. "His knowledge and understanding of the biometrics industry and corollary markets makes him the perfect person to direct our strategic development."

"Rob's coverage of identity management markets has garnered recognition in the general press, trade journals and has been used to support market defining M&A transactions," said Chris Barrow, Sequiam's Chief Operating Officer. "His deep understanding of the industry, its participants, customers, suppliers and investors will be of the utmost importance to the company as we continue to define sustainable growth plans. We welcome Rob's experience to Sequiam."

Rob Allen said: "For the past several years I have been enthralled by Sequiam's vision of using identity management tools to evolve consumer products and services in ways that are cost-effective, convenient and intuitive. I am excited that Sequiam has turned the corner from being R&D focused to sales focused and I truly believe that the company will define new markets for the use of identity management and authentication technologies over the coming years."

Prior to his joining Frost & Sullivan, Allen worked as an associate at Barclays Capital, Key Bank and Wells Fargo. Allen has an MBA from RSM Erasmus University in the Netherlands and a B.B.A in Business Management from Texas State University.

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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