Press Release

EyeLock Appoints Chris Jahnke as Its New Director of Sales


NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 5, 2019 – EyeLock LLC, a leader in iris recognition biometrics, is excited to announce that security industry veteran, Chris Jahnke, has joined the EyeLock team as Director of Sales for the Company’s Secure Solutions Group, effective immediately. In his new role, Chris will oversee sales operations and related strategic initiatives to expand EyeLock’s market penetration and underscore its position as the leader in secure biometric identity management solutions.

Chris brings over 25 years’ experience in the security and biometric industries, including distribution channel management, marketing and sales. Previously, he served in a national sales role at Princeton Identity where he developed and managed various distribution networks. Prior to Princeton, Chris was the President and CEO of his own security eCommerce company, Surveillent, LLC. Earlier in his career, he held a number of other senior management roles in the security sector, including Co-Founder and Vice President of Edge Solutions, LLC and Director of the Security Group at Metro Communications.

“We welcome Chris to the EyeLock family and are thrilled to have him as a new member of our leadership team,” said Jeff Carter, EyeLock’s CEO. “Chris has tremendous experience in building strong customer engagements and growing valued partnerships. This is combined with his track record for superb client service and delivery. His deep knowledge of the biometrics industry makes Chris an excellent addition to EyeLock as we take the business to the next level, and I look forward to working with him to drive success.”  

“I am honored to serve in this new role and look forward to helping the organization create even greater value for its customers and partners in advancing iris recognition biometrics,” stated Chris Jahnke. “My greatest joy comes from strengthening relationships and creating more opportunities for growth, and that’s what I will continue to drive as an EyeLock leader.”

As a part of this strategic leadership appointment, EyeLock is also pleased to announce the availability of its ground-breaking nano EXT. This first-of-its-kind outdoor access control system is unlike other biometric and card-based control solutions available today. The nano EXT is designed to identify people in real-time, in-motion and at-a-distance, in both indoor and outdoor locations. It allows the movement of people through doors or checkpoints at a rate of up to 20 people per minute, without delays or backups. 

In addition, EyeLock is simultaneously releasing the next product refresh of its long-standing NXT. The NXT has been deployed in thousands of locations around the world. With the NXT’s enhanced performance, increased availability for seamless integration into the most popular access control systems and cost effectiveness, it makes an excellent component of any access control system.

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About EyeLock:
EyeLock LLC is an acknowledged leader in advanced iris authentication for the Internet of Things (IoT), providing the highest level of security with EyeLock ID™ technology. Iris authentication is highly secure because no two irises are alike, and the iris is the most accurate human identifier other than DNA. The Company’s significant IP portfolio, including more than 75 patents and patents pending, and proprietary technology enables the convenient and secure authentication of individuals across physical and logical environments. EyeLock’s solutions have been integrated and embedded across consumer and enterprise products and platforms, eliminating the need for PINs and passwords. Corporations across the Fortune 500 recognize the level of security EyeLock provides due in part to its extremely high false acceptance rate, 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 advancing digital privacy and next generation security.

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EyeLock Contact:
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Phone: (631) 436-6556