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SOURCE EyeLock Inc.
Former Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Harris Interactive strengthens senior management team.
NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeLock Inc., a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today announced the hiring of Marc Levin to serve as the company's new General Counsel. With 15 years of experience, Levin brings a wide variety of experience to EyeLock at a time where the company is realizing extraordinary growth.
As General Counsel, Mr. Levin joins the senior management team, providing leadership for EyeLock's strategic endeavors, partnerships, licensing and other business affairs. Mr. Levin will be reporting to Jim Demitrieus, EyeLock's Chief Executive Officer.
"We are positioned for growth in this emerging marketplace and tapping into the expertise Marc possesses will be an added value to our company," said Jim Demitrieus, Chief Executive Officer, EyeLock, Inc. "Marc's executive experience for public and private companies aligns well with our business objectives and adds necessary depth during this stage of EyeLock's evolution.
Levin's prior experience includes multiple roles during his tenure at Harris Interactive ($140 million revenue) including Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, he was also a member of the five person executive team and led strategic initiatives that culminated in the acquisition of the company by Nielsen Holdings N.V. in March 2014. Levin also held several positions with Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, managing the full scope of legal affairs of North American subsidiaries with approximately $400 million in annual revenue and 1,500 employees and negotiated more than ten merger and acquisition transactions, involving the company, ranging in value from $25 to $150 million.
Levin has a J.D from Boston College Law School and M.B.A with Finance concentration from Boston College Carroll School of Management. He is a member of the Bar Association in New York and Massachusetts.
EyeLock is a leader in iris authentication, provides the highest level of security with EyeLock ID technology. The company's proprietary, embeddable technology enables the convenient, secure authentication of individuals across physical and logical environments. EyeLock's software has been integrated across consumer and enterprise platforms, eliminating the need for PINs and passwords. No two irises are alike, and outside DNA - the iris is the most accurate human identifier. Corporations across the Fortune 500 recognize the level of security EyeLock provides due in part to its false accept rate (one in 2.25 trillion–315 times the global population), ease of use and scalability. As a sponsor member of the Fast IDentity Online Alliance (FIDO), a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safer and more secure digital presence for consumers, EyeLock is dedicated to providing digital privacy and next generation security.
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