Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 24, 2008
Tate Preston has joined iDcentrix, a provider of innovative, highly secure ID cards and card issuance systems, as vice president of sales and marketing. Widely recognized as an expert in the area of secure identity technologies, Tate has a strong background in international sales and marketing and a successful track record driving profitable growth for numerous companies throughout his career.
"Many leaders in the industry are familiar with Tate's contributions to this market - his experience and reputation speak volumes, so we know our prospective customers will be working with a trusted advisor," said iDcentrix President and CEO, Francine Dubois. "With his extensive knowledge of ID cards and systems domestically and abroad, Tate is an obvious choice to lead the sales and marketing division at iDcentrix."
Previously, Tate served as an independent consultant for a start-up company, eID Security, where he successfully led business development in the identity management area. His duties included market research, strategy development and closing new business. At eID he also developed security recommendations for a major Canadian Provincial driver license authority.
Prior to eID Security, Tate was Vice President of Sales with IdentiSys Inc., the largest identity solutions dealer and distributor in North America. Before that he spent almost sixteen years at DATACARD CORP., where from 1998 -2003, he served as vice president of marketing for the Government Solutions Group and Government Sales divisions. He has been involved in high security passport, national ID and driver license programs in more than 25 countries. He spoke frequently on secure ID technology in North America, Europe and Asia, and has published several articles.
Tate received his MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and his B.A. from Trinity College.
iDcentrix Inc., based in El Segundo, CA, has licensed a patented technology providing highly secure identification cards based on Swiss banknote paper and polycarbonate. Unlike other ID cards on the market, the iDcentrix card cannot be duplicated or counterfeited thereby guaranteeing the integrity of the card data and the identity of the cardholder. The company sells the ID card production equipment and consumables to corporate and governmental card issuers and also issues cards by partnering with local card manufacturers. For more information go to http://www.idcentrix.com
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