Vice President of Latin America
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.