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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, analyst and public relations, business development, marketing, and go-to-market strategies for leading global technology firms. Before joining ImageWare in 2020, 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 is considered an expert in the field of strategic analyst relations, guiding companies in how to drive revenue through key analyst relationships. Kristin recently held executive roles at both MediaTek and IBM, where she served as Vice President, Worldwide Analyst Relations. Kristin holds a B.A. in Sociology and an A.S. in Business Management and Administration from the University of New Hampshire.

Wayne Wetherell

SVP of Administration and CFO

Wayne Wetherell serves as SVP of Administration and CFO of ImageWare Systems. He has more than 35 years of financial experience, having managed financial operations for a variety of corporations. Prior to joining ImageWare in 1996, he was the VP of Finance and CFO of Bilstein Corporation of America, a manufacturer and distributor of automotive parts. From 1980 to 1990, he held various senior management roles within corporate finance including Director of Finance at Oak Industries, a leading manufacturer of components for the telecommunications industry. Wayne holds a B.S. in Management and an M.S. in Finance from San Diego State University.

David Harding


David Harding, an accomplished, international executive with more than 25 years of technology implementation and management experience, is responsible for strategic design, technology infrastructure and core strategy from concept through delivery. Before joining ImageWare in 2006, David held several CTO positions, with the most recent at IC Solutions, Inc., where he was responsible for all technology departments, including the management of software development, IT, and quality assurance as well as their respective hardware, software, and human budgets. He has also held CTO and executive management positions at several technology companies, such as, Fulcrum Point Technologies, Inc., ProSoft, and Access360, which is now part of IBM/Tivoli.

David Somerville

SVP of Sales and Marketing

David Somerville has spent over 20 years working in executive, consulting, and advisory board positions for public and private companies, supporting the world’s major service providers, enterprises, and government agencies. At IWS, David leads our Sales and Marketing efforts and is responsible for bringing IWS’ industry leading, patented biometric platforms to mobile and desktop users around the globe via strategic partnerships and direct sales. Prior to joining ImageWare, David has held senior executive sales and business development positions at leading companies in the cybersecurity industry, including Fortscale, Norse Corporation, Cloudmark, and Network Equipment Technologies, where he has consistently achieved global market leadership positions in the service provider, enterprise, and government markets. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in communications and electronic engineering with a minor in business studies from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland.