Scytáles AB, a multinational secure identity solutions specialist company, has appointed Geoff (Geoffrey) Slagle as the new President and Chief Business Development Officer, effective September 7, 2020.
Geoff Slagle is joining Scytáles after a 12-year stint as the Director of Identity Management for the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA). As President and CBDO, Slagle will be in charge of driving the business development of the organization and managing its relationships within the emerging digital identity community. He will work globally while based in Florida.
“We are pleased to welcome Geoff to our new President and CBDO. As a veteran in the identification security world, Geoff brings with him invaluable expertise to assist in delivering the very best to our customers. He has decades of experience and a proven track record as a respected leader within the motor vehicle authority community and beyond. In particular, Geoff has significantly contributed to the development of standards that will shape the global landscape for mobile identity. With the expansion of our organization in recent years, we see this position as vital to our future growth and success. This new role strengthens our organizational structure and allows us to effectively manage today's business while focusing and executing on our long-term growth strategy. We expect Geoff's leadership, experience, and vision to enhance our organization”, states Konstantin Papaxanthis, Scytáles founder and Group CEO.
“I am excited to be joining Scytáles and look forward to working with our talented management team to lead the company forward. With our dedicated, hardworking employees and partners, I believe we are well-positioned to continue to execute on our strategic plan, and I am optimistic about the future of our digital identity undertakings”, says Geoff Slagle, new President and CBDO at Scytáles.
Geoff Slagle has more than 23 years of management experience. Since 1992, he held various positions of increasing responsibility, starting at the US Departments of State and Defense, where he worked as a program officer, project manager, and analyst. In 1997, Slagle joined AAMVAnet where he served as their first full-time standards professional. In 2000 he assumed an executive position with a Nasdaq traded software developer company as a Vice President. In 2008 he returned to AAMVA where he has been directing the organization’s identity management program and related efforts.
About Scytáles AB
Scytáles AB is continuously breaking new ground by developing and offering ISO-Mobile Driving Licenses, ISO-Mobile IDs and Derived Mobile IDs as a complement to Security Printed Documents and Validation mechanisms in online and offline modes. Scytáles is also providing a Credential Service Provider (CSP) supporting multiple Mobile Driver Licenses (mDL), Mobile IDs (mID), Derived Mobile IDs and online identity validation providers.
Scytáles AB represents Sweden as an expert through the Standardization Body (SIS) SIS/TK 448 and Task Force 14 on mDL within ISO/IEC JTC1/SC17/WG10, ISO 18013-5.
The company is working in the area of driving licenses, identity area as per national IDs, travel documents and resident permits, healthcare cards, corporate cards, smart- & loyalty cards within the government & enterprise areas as an alternative and/or strong complement where identification and validation is going mobile.
Through handheld and hardware devices, Scytáles' customers and partners are offered the opportunity to perform operations in either "on-line" or "off-line" modes, with communication protocols as NFC, BTLE, Wifi Aware, QR-Codes, PDF417, HTTP/S, etc., for making Authentication, Traceability and Connectivity via customer and partner interfaces, as well as access digitally stored information in System of Records and Big Data/Data Exchange Services.
Scytáles has developed a unique and secure technology platform to be used by Billions of users. We enable going mobile and validating in real-time in online and offline modes, by standardization and using NFC, Bluetooth, QR Codes, Wifi Aware, PDF417 and other technologies as per defined in ICAO 9303 and ISO 18013-5.
Headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and offices in the US, Greece and Portugal.
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