President & COO
Benji Hutchinson is President and COO of Paravision. Over the last twenty years, Hutchinson has contributed to the launch of some of the largest multimodal biometric and identity programs in the world. He recently joined Paravision to scale its operations to meet the growing demand for ethically trained and conscientiously sold AI.
Hutchinson comes to Paravision from NEC Corporation of America, where he established a federal government practice of identity technologies and positioned NEC as a market leader in the space. Most recently, Hutchinson served as President of NEC National Security Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC he founded to serve NEC’s federal government customers.
Prior to NEC, Hutchinson was Senior Director of Federal Business for Idemia, focused on National Security Accounts. There, he managed the development of Idemia’s Identity Authentication product portfolio, including the launch of the company’s first enterprise multimodal biometric cloud solution. Earlier in his career, he also served as a biometric standards and identity technology consultant for various agencies within the Department of Defense, Department of State and the Intelligence Community.
He currently chairs the Security Industry Association’s Identity and Biometric Technical Advisory Board (IBTAB) and sits on the advisory board for Purdue University’s International Center for Biometric Research.
Join your peers for topic-focused, virtual roundtable discussions to discuss trends and share knowledge. Roundtables are open to all SNG attendees, speakers, and sponsors.
Note: All attendees will be able to select the topic room they wish to join. Attendees are encouraged to be on camera but reminded to mute themselves when not speaking.
Discussion Topics for 2021:
- Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (hosted by Ron Rothman, president, Turing AI)
- Audio and Intelligent Communications (hosted by Cameron Javdani, President, SoundSecure)
- Facial Recognition (hosted by Benji Hutchinson, President and COO, Paravision)
- Systems Integration and Monitoring (hosted by Bill Bozeman, past CEO of PSA Security Network)