Changing the Face of Identity Recognition

Board of Directors

The Eclipse Identity Recognition Corporation Board of Directors comrpises seven Directors providing leadership and guidance with expertise in technology, security, finance, business development & corporate affairs.

- Stephen Miller
- Tony Otto
- Noel Montanez
- Lee Ann Clary

- Charles Smart (Pending Board approval)
- Tulli Levis (Pending Board approval)

A brief Vitae for each Director is provided below

Stephen Miller is an internationally recognized expert in biometric application technologies and intelligent security systems, having led the early efforts for fingerprint-based access control systems and developed biometric systems for airports, prisons, and other high-security environments. Mr. Miller has served as advisor to many startups and well established security companies and has led numerous joint development efforts between American and Japanese companies. Recently Mr. Miller successfully introduced American based facial recognition and intelligent video technologies to China and Japan.  Moreover, he has advised various corporate executives of large international corporations within Japan, China, and India on security technologies. Mr. Miller is a graduate of Webster University and has resided in Silicon Valley for the past 25 years.

Tony Otto is considered one of the top biometric algorithm programmers in the United States, having developed algorithms and applications for casinos, banks, and commercial applications. He was among the pioneers in adapting emerging video compression technologies to real-world applications. As co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Tony has developed and continues to advance EclipseIR’s leading-edge core technology for biometric and facial recognition and systems. For the past 25 years, Tony has served as technical director and advisor for numerous companies and many startups in the video and biometric industries.

Noel Montanez is a successful business entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the biometrics industry. Besides having joined EclipseIR™, Noel also is President and Founder of his own company, VIP Transportation and Security C.A. that provides security and transportation for multinational companies in Venezuela for 18 years. Prior to that, Noel was Director of South America for Hi-Key Technologies, responsible for market and distribution channels for the fingerprint access control systems. Besides his biometrics and security expertise, Noel’s knowledge and experience also includes an extensive background in international sales and business development in which he was held positions as product specialist and budget/financial manager with the largest Venezuelan business conglomerate known as the Organizacion Diego Cisneros. Noel’s greatest achievement in the biometric industry is that he is one of the first in his region to introduce fingerprint technology to the Latin American market, with successful installations of the technology in the countries of Venezuela and Brazil. Noel is a former business graduate from the Washington University in Saint Louis, Mo. and also holds an MBA from the Babson College in Boston, MA.

Lee Ann Clary brings 28 years of experience in the financial services arena with extensive background in financial and regulatory reporting for trading firms regulated by the CFTC, NFA, SEC and NASD. In addition to having been associated with multiple start-ups and firms adding new growth strategies, Lee Ann has served as an auditor for mid-level companies in the financial services, health care and manufacturing sectors; held positions of controller and chief financial officer for commodity and equity based firms; and has also served in preparing disclosure documents for commodity trading advisors and commodity pool operators.

Charley Smart is a senior executive providing leadership in the development and management of all facets of strategic and tactical operations, product and project management, industrial and product design, product marketing, training, corporate and marketing communications, and sales-channel and customer support.  In addition to expertise in biometrics, his experience in data communications and telecommunications through market divestiture provides a solid understanding of technology-driven and high-growth corporations and markets. Mr. Smart provides extensive corporate experience with companies such as Tellabs, Progressive Computing, Network General, and Global Data, as well as having founded Corridor Communications, to provide operational, marketing and communications strategies and programs for technology-driven companies.

Eclipse Identity Recognition Corporation
EclipseIR™ brings next-generation facial recognition and identity technologies to the real,
imperfect world of intelligent surveillance and video analysis for law enforcement, commercial
security, and business applications.