WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FaceFirst, the leader in facial recognition technology, today announced the appointment of Tom Melzl as vice president of worldwide sales. Melzl has more than 20 years of enterprise sales experience including his last two positions at high growth software companies, StackIQ and InQuira (acquired by Oracle). He will report directly to the company’s CEO, Joseph Rosenkrantz.
Prior to joining FaceFirst, Melzl served as Vice President of Sales for StackIQ where he led all sales functions and InQuira where he helped deliver 300% growth in the 3 years leading to the company’s acquisition by Oracle. Throughout his career, he has worked with Fortune 1000 companies as well as state, local and federal government agencies to deliver value on mission critical projects.
"Tom has been a key driver of strong revenue growth and high customer satisfaction at very successful and disruptive technology companies, devising winning sales strategies to capitalize on the strong demand for a new generation of solutions,” said Rosenkrantz. "His experience will be extremely valuable as we continue to expand the worldwide sales of our advanced facial recognition platform, including the recently announced Gemini offering.”
"FaceFirst is in a unique position to deliver the first proactive facial recognition platform for retail, law enforcement, facility management and transportation,” said Melzl. "Our patented technology allows us to make an immediate impact, in real-time, for our clients in the areas of loss prevention, public safety and optimized customer experience.”
About Face First Inc.
FaceFirst™ is a leading facial recognition supplier to retail clients, international airports, law enforcement, gaming and commercial customers around the world. The company provides a fully automated, user friendly, turnkey mobile and live-video surveillance facial recognition system, which generates automated alerts whenever a face match above a user defined probability is reached. The FaceFirst recognition system is completely open and scalable, and able to process millions of comparisons per second in a customer datacenter or secure cloud. FaceFirst technology excels in real world environments enabling high performance and positive returns on investment.