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Who are the Leaders of Biometrics in your Country/Region?

NEC has been named the market leader in Biometrics by Frost & Sullivan, ranking highest in both Growth and Innovation metrics. The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has also recognized NEC's face recognition technology as the world's most accurate across benchmark tests(*).

See how each global leader strategically deployed the technology to address the challenges of their respective markets, and create maximum value for the stakeholders.

Angela Goh
Angela Goh, Vice President, NEC Asia Pacific: Angela is experienced in delivering tailored solutions to tackle complex challenges. With over 20 years of serving customers in the public sector, her passion lies in harnessing cutting-edge technologies to drive public safety solutions across the ASEAN region.(LinkedIn)
Steve Graham
Steve Graham, Head of Biometrics (ANZ) & Innovation, NEC New Zealand: Steve's extensive background in biometrics and technology includes strategic management consulting, sales leadership, and board advisory roles. This includes serving as a member of the Executive Council for Digital Identity New Zealand, chairing the Special Interest Group for Biometrics. (LinkedIn)
Elsa Wong
Elsa Wong, Managing Director, NEC Hong Kong: With over 20 years of experience in biometrics and automated process flow and a background in computer science and engineering, Elsa has a track record of creating innovative systems that are first in the world for a variety of clients. (LinkedIn)
Pradeep Kushwaha
Pradeep Kushwaha, General Manager, NEC Corporation India: Bringing 24 years of expertise in public safety and smart cities, Pradeep works to significantly and positively influence government initiatives that impact every citizen in India. His work includes implementing digital IDs, facial recognition systems for airports, criminal biometric identification, and multiple safe and smart city projects.(LinkedIn)
Jorge Vargas
Jorge Vargas, Head of NEC DGDF Business Unit, Latin America Region: Jorge began his career working on the development of solutions aimed at the digital market. He established himself as a leader at NEC for telecommunications, biometric identification, and e-government business in Latin America. (LinkedIn)
Sherlyn Omalin
Sherlyn Omalin, President, NEC Philippines: Sherlyn brings two decades of combined experience in sales and account management across legal, tax, and financial domains. This serves her in delivering biometrics solutions to customers across a myriad of fields. (LinkedIn)
Michael Masil
Michael Masil, Director, NEC Philippines: Michael has over 30 years of experience in the ICT industry, with a focus on pre-sales, products, and solutions. He also possesses deep technical knowledge of the systems necessary for biometric technology deployment.
(LinkedIn)
Helen Chua
Helen Chua, Senior Director, NEC Asia Pacific: Helen's keen interest in biometrics technologies has continually propelled her to contribute to many security-related projects across multiple countries. She strives to help many customers overcome challenges in remotely identifying people automatically and accurately.(LinkedIn)
Ichiro Kurihara
Ichiro Kurihara, President, NEC Thailand: Ichiro brings over 30 years of experience with NEC in the Southeast Asian market and specializes in telecommunications and social infrastructure. He has significantly contributed to the region's social transformation through NEC's technologies, including biometrics, which enhance the quality of daily life.(LinkedIn)
Chris Jackson, CEO, NEC Corporation of America: Serving as President and CEO of both NEC Europe Ltd. and NEC Corporation of America, Chris leverages over 20 years of experience in solution sales, delivery, outsourcing, and transformation programs to emphasize business growth and team development across extensive geographic regions.(LinkedIn)
Naoto Hamatani
Naoto Hamatani, General Director, NEC Vietnam: Naoto has over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry, 10 of which were spent specializing in the biometrics field. He has been involved in the deployment of many biometric-based security and national ID system projects, and actively contributes to creating a safe and fair society.(LinkedIn)
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    NEC ranked No.1 several times as the world's most accurate face recognition technology in vendor tests conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Results shown from NIST do not constitute an endorsement of any particular system, product, service, or company by the U.S. government.

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Frost & Sullivan has named NEC a Biometrics Solutions Leader for the second time in a row.

Frost & Sullivan Biometrics Report

Frost & Sullivan Biometrics Report

NEC's original biometric authentication technologies for face, iris, fingerprint, palmprint, voice and ear acoustic authentication, are the best of their class in the world.

Biometric Authentication

Biometric Authentication

NEC's world-leading biometrics authentication, AI technology, and system integration helps ensure public safety globally, from airports to critical infrastructure.

Public Safety

Public Safety