NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, networking and biometric solutions, today announced Gary Lac has joined the company as Vice President of Solutions. Gary brings more than 20 years of biometric and identity solution sales, development and delivery experience to NEC.
“Gary’s experience makes him a great addition as we look toward meeting growing customer demand and simplifying the delivery of our current portfolio of solutions,” said Eugene le Roux, Vice President, International Operations and Domestic Government for NEC’s Digital Services business group. “His vision for product development will be key as NEC expands its footprint in the Digital Services industry with new product launches and partnerships in the near future.”
As Vice President of Solutions, Gary will oversee product standardization with an emphasis on simplifying project deliveries as well as launching new products for NEC’s growing customer base. He will support State & Local Government, NEC National Security Systems (NSS) and Digital Services verticals.
“NEC is transforming the biometric and digital identity industry with world-class technology that is proven and trusted,” said Lac. “As our partners in law enforcement and governments transform to digital-first organizations, I’m excited to develop innovative solutions that will improve society and support our customers in their mission to create safe and secure communities.”
Before joining NEC, Gary led the Solutions Innovation organization at Idemia where he was responsible for digital identity solution development and delivery, face recognition solutions for aviation and border control, contactless fingerprints, and industry benchmark events for emerging technologies. In addition, Gary also led the pre-sales solutions organization for public security where he developed scalable processes and standardized demos that resulted in sustainable growth.