Paravision Announces Addition of Joey Pritikin as Chief Product Officer

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The former Co-CEO of Tascent joins Paravision to lead the next wave of product innovation & success. Paravision's face recognition is currently ranked #1 in the US by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Paravision’s ability to attract industry veterans like Joey demonstrates the potential of our technology and the opportunity for growth in the computer vision space

Paravision, the leader in face recognition for mission-critical applications, today announced the hire of Joey Pritikin as its new Chief Product Officer. Joey will oversee all aspects of marketing and product management for the company and will report directly to the CEO, Doug Aley. Joey is the latest of several senior leadership hires for Paravision in operations, sales, and partnerships.

“Paravision’s ability to attract industry veterans like Joey demonstrates the potential of our technology and the opportunity for growth in the computer vision space,” said Aley. “Joey’s impressive track record of driving product innovation and advancement will help us build on our exponential growth while continuing to look for new ways to better serve our customers.”

Joey joins Paravision from Tascent, where he was Founder and Co-CEO. He led Tascent’s global team in the development of a comprehensive suite of award-winning biometric devices and software, deployed and enabling tens of millions of transactions annually in the US, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. During his time at Tascent, the company won multiple national-scale and enterprise-wide programs, resulting in a tenfold increase in annual revenue.

Before Tascent, Joey held product leadership positions at AOptix Identity Solutions (acquired by Tascent) and Fidelica Microsystems (now part of Lenovo). Throughout his career, he has been focused on marketing and product management in biometrics and identity, coupling transformative technologies with cutting edge design, outstanding usability, and dynamic marketing.

“Just a few years ago, we didn’t dream that face recognition would get so good so quickly. Artificial Intelligence has dramatically altered the landscape of biometric identity and face recognition specifically, enabling outstanding accuracy and truly frictionless user experiences,” said Pritikin. “I’m thrilled to join the team at Paravision, which has established a clear leadership position in face recognition technology while also maintaining a focus on flexibility, collaboration, and trust.”

About Paravision
Paravision is a computer vision company specializing in face recognition technology. Powered by AI and leveraging the latest advances in Deep Learning, Paravision’s face recognition platform is trusted by global security device manufacturers, solution providers, systems integrators, and financial services firms to deliver frictionless experiences and comprehensive security.

Paravision strives to consistently raise the bar for face recognition technology in accuracy, security, inclusion, and convenience, being the only American company to rank in the top 10 in over 50 accuracy benchmarks across the 1:1 and 1:N NIST Face Recognition Vendor Tests.

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