Mobile and Security Veteran and Head of PayPal Mobile Ecosystem Joins Validity Sensors

May 8, 2012

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TECHNICAL MARKETING VALIDITY SENSORS, INC. SEBASTIAN TAVEAU

Sebastian Taveau joins Validity Sensors as CTO to lead the development of Natural ID solutions. Taveau was most recently at PayPal, where he led the Mobile Ecosystem and Technology Integration group. (Technical Marketing Validity Sensors, Inc.)

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8, 2012 — Validity Sensors, Inc., the leader in Natural ID authentication, announced that former PayPal Mobile Ecosystem Head, Sebastien Taveau, has joined the company as its new Chief Technology Officer, reporting to CEO Rob Baxter. In this role, Taveau will develop solutions for reducing transactional risk while improving user experience in mobile applications.

Taveau has more than 20 years of experience in embedded solutions, mobile, software, and security. Most recently, at PayPal, he led the Mobile Ecosystem and Technology Integration group and has led the Mobile Disruptive Innovation team. He is a member of the eBay Inventors Club for his multiple patent contributions, and is a two-time recipient of the PayPalian Award. Additionally, Taveau, founded and led Fluctuat LLC and has held senior positions at Cardsoft, Renesas, Ridgerun, and Motorola SPS (now Freescale).

“With the increased use of cloud computing and mobile applications, Natural ID provides the simplest and most secure solution for verifying and protecting a user’s digital identity,” says Taveau. “Your fingerprint is the safest key to your personal content, and Validity provides the core foundation to achieve the vision of natural authentication everywhere.”

About Validity

Founded in 2000, and headquartered in San Jose, California, Validity is the leader in Natural ID authentication, providing the most durable, flexible, highest performing, and cost effective fingerprint sensors and authentication solutions for notebook and Ultrabook® computers, handsets, tablets, and access control solutions.

Validity’s biometric security products enable convenient, secure and affordable solutions for identity validation, including features such as password replacement, identity verification, centralized management for corporate network security, secure wireless transactions, protection of portable data, and physical access control. For more information, visit http://www.validityinc.com.

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Media Contact: Doug Vargha, Director of Technical Marketing Validity Sensors, Inc., +1 (408) 387-5366, dvargha@validityinc.com

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