ImageWare Executive Team

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Kristin Taylor

President and CEO

Kristin is an innovative technology leader with over twenty years of experience spanning sales, business development, analyst and public relations, marketing, and go-to-market strategies, for leading global technology firms. Kristin started her career in the technology sector with AT&T/Lucent, followed by twelve years at Qualcomm leading the development of the company’s first computing product, and spurring the creation of a computing division. Kristin went on to form and lead Public and Analyst Relations as a Global Vice President for MediaTek Taiwan and most recently held an executive role at IBM Corporate, where she served as Vice President, Worldwide Analyst Relations. Kristin is considered an expert in the field of strategic analyst relations, guiding companies in how to drive revenue through key analyst relationships. Kristin holds a B.A. in Sociology and an A.S. in Business Management and Administration from the University of New Hampshire.

Jonathan Morris

CFO

Jonathan is a seasoned and well-versed financial executive with more than 15 years of investment banking, M&A and leadership experience. Before joining ImageWare in 2020, Jonathan successfully executed over $100 billion in announced M&A and capital raising/financing transactions for numerous small to large-cap public and private companies. Jonathan previously held various senior management roles within investment banking firms in New York City, including Credit Suisse and Blackstone Group, both in the technology, media and telecommunications industry. Jonathan is regarded for his expertise in financial management, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, merchant banking and investment banking. Jonathan holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Virginia, The McIntire School of Business and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, The Robert E. McDonough School of Business.

Chris Dickson

VP of Sales

Chris is an accomplished International business executive with over 25 years of sales and business development experience in Security, Blockchain, Cloud and Enterprise software. His career includes eighteen years with Computer Associates, where he held key sales leadership positions in various parts of the world including Australia, New York, California and Switzerland. Most recently, he was responsible for sales at The Bitfury Group (a Forbes 50 blockchain company) and was pivotal in launching one of the first Enterprise based Blockchain SaaS solutions into the market, delivering quarter over quarter growth, ending the first 12 months, with a 600% increase in sales. Chris is known for his strategic thinking and tactical revenue-driving execution. Originally from Wellington, New Zealand, Chris studied Computer Studies at the Central Institute of Technology, now Victoria University. He is a trained programmer and began his career performing object-oriented coding.

Mark Blackman

VP of Product Management

Mark is a seasoned technology professional skilled at bringing new technologies to market with more than 25 years of broad experience encompassing product management, engineering, IT, business development and intellectual property strategy. His career includes key leadership positions with Qualcomm, where he drove results with Qualcomm Internet Services, defined product strategy for developers and carriers on BREW, a mobile app store with over 1 billion devices supported around the world. He also led a software team that deployed services across Latin America and drove the IP business strategy for Security, Software, and Sensors, inside the Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) Division.  Before joining Imageware Qualcomm Mark served as a Sr. Director of global Business Development at the blockchain firm the Bitfury Group. Mark holds an M.B.A. from San Diego State University and a master’s degree in Information Science from Ball State University.

Sudheer Koganti

VP of Engineering

Sudheer is an accomplished Architect and Developer with an exceptional track record in Cloud, Distributed Systems, Embedded Systems, Mobile, Security, and ML technologies. Sudheer is regarded for his deep technical expertise. With a career spanning two decades at Qualcomm, Sudheer has led, built, and managed a wide variety of successful products across Embedded, Mobile and Cloud including the pioneering Eudora email, BREW Mobile OS, Snapdragon Android Web Browser, and more recently Qualcomm Wireless Edge Services. He later co-founded a SaaS startup focused on the IoT sector, Cloud and Big Data.  The systems Sudheer has engineered are central to billions of dollars in revenue. Sudheer is known for leading teams built on respect, learning, agility and real value-driven productivity. Sudheer has been awarded more than eight patents focused around mobile technologies and data synchronization. He holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.