BIO-key International names Barbara Rivera as COO
Ms. Rivera possesses substantial expertise, a broad base of technology industry relationships, and a record of accomplishment at some of the world's largest technology service providers, with particular insight on security and authentication issues.
Most recently, as President & General Manager of the U.S. Public Sector Division of Experian North America, her efforts regularly addressed key issues around Multi-Factor Authentication, Fraud and Healthcare which complement BIO-key's focus.
She was instrumental in establishing new accounts with Federal customers, including the Department of Defense, the Justice Department and Department of Education, as well as New York City.
Prior to Experian, she held senior management positions at L-3 Communications, SAP America and Oracle Corporation, having launched her technology career at IBM's Data Processing Division.
Ms. Rivera earned her B.S. degree in Mathematics and Education from University of Massachusetts, earned an MBA from Howard University, and was named to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.
She also earned a certificate in Global Leadership Development from Insead University in France.