PRLog – Aug. 1, 2014 – COTUIT, Mass. — Biometric Identification and Security Systems, Inc. (BIOMIDS), has announced the appointment of Dennis Berkey, Ph.D., as its President and Chief Operating Officer. BIOMIDS is a biometric software security company with software applications utilizing biometric technologies in higher education, health care, and financial services industries to increase operating efficiencies, reduce cost, increase security of personal information, and improve convenience in critical functions.
Expertise in Education and Mathematics
In making the announcement, BIOMIDS CEO & Founder, Frank Mann, said “Berkey brings important expertise in education, broad experience on a variety of boards in fields relevant to our business, and strong management and leadership skills. We are delighted to have him join us at a critical time in our development.”
Berkey is a former president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a former dean and university provost at Boston University. He is a mathematician and mathematics educator with published research in applied mathematics and textbooks in traditional and applied calculus.
He has served on regional and national boards of directors in higher education, healthcare, life sciences, and STEM education. He serves currently on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Education and Finance Authority. “
Biometrics is a powerful enabling technology,” said Berkey, “and the BIOMIDS team has a clear and compelling vision for its promising applications across many fields and industries including higher education where I have spent many fulfilling years.”
The BIOMIDS applications utilize Windows as well as the Apple iOS platforms utilizing biometrics technology such as facial recognition, speech recognition and iris scanning and can be purchased on the Apple Store, Windows Store, CNET or at www.biomids.com
For further information: contact Brad Sweet, Senior VP at 508-477-9576 or brad.sweet (at) biomids.com – P.O. Box 1989, Cotuit, MA 02635
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