News Archive 2014

31.03.2014

(NEXT.OTC) NEXT hires Charles Ng as VP Sales Americas and opens office in Silicon Valley, California

31/03-2014

It is with great pleasure we announce that one of the most experienced sales resources of the fingerprint sensor industry, Mr Charles Ng has been hired as VP Sales for NEXT activities in North and South America.

Charles has in the period 2005-2014 served as Sales Director Americas for :

– UPEK (2005 until the Authentec acquisition Sept / 2010)
– Authentec (2010 until the Apple acquisition in 2012)
– Fingerprintcard (Nov / 2012 until hired by NEXT from April 1st, 2014)

Charles has extensive experience selling biometric sensor solutions to all the key fingerprint sensor market segments including the top tier Mobile & PC OEM’s. As part of this he has worked with all major software and hardware platform suppliers.

NEXT CEO Mr Tore Etholm-Idsoe : “By opening a sales- and support office in Silicon Valley NEXT establishes its second office in the USA. Based now both in Seattle and the Valley, we are present in the 2 most important US regions. Our unique technology combined with CharlesŽ extensive contact network in the industry will be a strong combination in addressing the rapidly increasing interest we see for our products on the North American market.