Viisage Lures ATG Exec
The Littleton, Mass., maker of face-recognition technology taps the Cambridge, Mass., CRM firm's former COO for its top job.Viisage Technology
, a Littleton, Mass., maker of face-recognition technology and identification systems, has tapped the former COO of Art Technology Groupfor its top jobs.
Bernard Bailey take over as president and CEO next month. Chairman Denis Berube, has been serving in the position in an interim basis, since Tom Colatosti resigned in April.
"Face recognition technology will play an important role in helping to improve security both here in the United States and throughout the world, as the widely accepted biometric of choice," Bailey said.
At ATG, a Cambridge, Mass., maker of customer relationship management software, Bailey oversaw sales and services, corporate marketing, product management and positioning.
Previously, Bailey spent 16 years in senior positions at IBM, where he was responsible systems integration and other services for the public sector customers.
Bailey graduated from the United States Naval Academy. He also holds masters degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, University of Southern California and George Washington University.