Industry veteran with extensive biometrics and security technology experience will strengthen Paravision’s partnerships in the region
SYDNEY — June 7, 2022 — Paravision, the leader in trusted Vision AI, today announced its expansion in Asia Pacific with the appointment of Sydney-based biometrics and security veteran Stephen Meltz as its Director for Asia Pacific. Stephen joins Paravision with decades of experience in working closely with valued partners across the region, supporting efforts in delivering programs ranging from travel and borders to national and civil identity programs to access control and video analytics.
The expansion will strengthen Paravision’s partnerships and awareness in Asia Pacific and Japan, and advance its position as a world-leading provider of Vision AI.
Paravision has achieved global recognition by creating the world’s most accurate Vision AI and building trusted relationships with its partners. I’m looking forward to strengthening ties and forging new relationships in the region.
Stephen Meltz, Paravision Director of Asia Pacific
Meltz brings Paravision 25 years of experience in the computer software, biometrics, and security industries. In his previous position, he served as the Chief Business Officer at AIRCRAFT. Before that he held executive roles in public and private security technology companies such as Cognitec Systems, BriefCam, L1 Solutions, and L-3 Communications, where he played pivotal roles in driving growth and developing technology.
In his role at Paravision, Meltz will lead go-to-market strategy and efforts in Asia Pacific and work with existing and prospective local partners, system integrators and end clients to deliver accurate, secure, and reliable identification solutions amid growing regional demand.
Stephen has a decades-long record of success in biometrics and security and strong relationships that make him the ideal choice to head up our efforts in Asia Pacific.
Benji Hutchinson, Paravision President and COO
The news comes on the heels of Paravision’s top-ranked performance in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s 2022 Biometric Technology Rally, receiving a 100% success match rate across all demographics on multiple image-acquisition devices. Paravision also recently announced the hiring of former NEC CTO Kris Ranganath as Senior Vice President of Innovation, tasked with leading R&D as Paravision expands beyond person-centric computer vision products.