Rick Hammond, GISP, has joined eyeLock as Chief Growth Officer and head of Eyelock’s Sales Team. Hammond has a 25+ year history deploying biometric and cybersecurity services to Engineering, Transportation, Government, and Private sector client engagements.
As Chief Growth Officer he will be focused on driving new business growth and leads corporate sales as a member of executive team developing strategies for global sales and business development functions including new product rollouts, key account management, customer relationship development, contract negotiations, and project fulfillment.
Hammond has served in a variety of roles overseeing sales for organizations totally over $100M of business annually.
His experience at Dynatest, a global leader in Pavement technology, included establishing a full-scale BD operation from the ground up including CRM deployment, recruitment of regional sales managers, sales training for all client facing staff and establishing BD procedures across multiple divisions globally. Further, he led the development and oversight of 25 agents/distributors to enact marketing strategy, brand and business-development strategies to drive sales and revenue growth.
He is an expert technical advisor with the systems integration for Google and ESRI products within the transportation and utility industry’s, applying creative IT solutions to integrate infrastructure data into enterprise systems. With an extensive background in systems design, systems maintenance, database design, and programming, he has directed teams in the design, development, and integration for a variety of computerized maintenance management systems, computer information systems, and supporting technologies.
eyeLock’s President, Allen Ibaugh, said, “Hammond comes to us from our partner company, GalvanEyes Biometric, and in this new role, he will help provide the operational structure to support the eyeLock’s continued growth and advancement. In moving to eyeLock, he will help implement the solutions that our clients demand. We’re happy to have him with us, and we’re looking forward to accomplishing great things together.”
In moving to Eyelock Hammond said, “I want to be part of that team leading eyeLock’s continued evolution to become the premier Biometric Solutions firm in the world. Having worked with them as a partner, I know the quality of the team I am joining and I’m excited for the opportunity to work with these great people as a colleague, in addition to developing new relationships with other Eyelock team members and clients”
As a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, Eyelock specializes in creating and deploying authentication solutions to help clients secure their worlds, optimize their workload and organize their data through customized biometric solutions. The company’s significant IP portfolio, including more than 100 patents granted, patents pending, and proprietary technology enables a high-speed, convenient, touchless, contactless, frictionless, and secure authentication of individuals across different business verticals.
The strength of eyeLock is our people and their ideas. Our clients come to us for solutions to solve their security and software challenges. Our staff understands technology like no other firm. Through the years we have built an interdisciplinary team who are experts in their fields and cross trained for responsiveness and adaptability