ID R&D Names John Amein as VP of Sales

Biometrics industry veteran brings decades of experience to drive accelerated growth for the award-winning biometrics solution provider

NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2018 – ID R&D, the award-winning biometric solutions provider offering proprietary AI-based behavioral, voice, and anti-spoofing user authentication capabilities, today announced the appointment of John Amein as Vice President of Sales. Amein will be responsible for leading the sales team and driving rapid global growth.

Amein brings more than 20 years of voice and speech technology expertise with a demonstrated track record in innovation and global team leadership. Amein began his career as an electrical engineer with a focus on signal processing before taking on leadership positions in high tech sales and marketing in the U.S. and Europe.  Amein has held executive positions at Dialogic Corp, Intel Corp, Aspect Software, and Voxeo Corporation, as well as served as CEO of NetByTel. Amein also founded VoiceReady LLC, a provider of speech recognition solutions which was acquired by Voxeo.

“The biometrics market is taking off, increasing from a value of $9.6 billion last year to an expected $37.65 billion over the next five years,” said Alexey Khitrov, CEO of ID R&D. “As enterprises and organizations of all sizes increasingly recognize the value of a frictionless authentication process paired with unparalleled security, ID R&D is in a prime position to capture increasing market share. John’s deep biometrics experience and knowledge will be invaluable as we reach new growth milestones.”

Amein joins ID R&D following record company momentum, including Samsung’s announcement of ID R&D availability on its SDS Digital ID Platform, its selection as a TechCrunch Top Pickfor Fintech for Disrupt SF, and its newest release of IDVoice, its voice biometric solution that requires just 1-2 seconds of free text for voice authentication, a 300% improvement over the industry speed standard.

“I am passionate about technology, so I was especially attracted to ID R&D’s focus on making research and development a core strength,” said John Amein, new VP of Sales at ID R&D.  “The company’s products are best-in-class, and the team is outstanding.  What is also exciting to me is that the company’s clear sense of purpose to enable frictionless authentication means we have the potential to touch the lives of seven billion people.”

In addition to his new role at ID R&D, Amein serves on the Strategic Advisory Board for North Carolina State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He earned an MSEE from Stanford and a BSEE from NC State.

ID R&D is rapidly transforming the authentication experience with its suite of biometric products.  Using proprietary AI-based voice, facial, and behavioral biometric technology, ID R&D delivers the industry’s most comprehensive, accurate, friendliest, and fastest biometric authentication solutions for companies looking for next-level security and an enhanced single or continuous login experience.

About ID R&D

ID R&D is an award-winning provider of multi-modal biometric security solutions based in New York, NY. With more than 25 years of experience in biometrics, the company’s management and development teams apply the latest scientific breakthroughs to significantly enhance authentication experiences. ID R&D combines a science-driven seamless authentication experience with the capabilities of a leading research and development team. ID R&D’s focus is on behavioral biometrics, voice biometrics, keystroke dynamics, and biometric fusion. Learn more at