AuthenTec, a provider of smart fingerprint sensors and solutions, has appointed Scott Deutsch as VP of worldwide sales.
Deutsch will oversee AuthenTec's global sales organization and lead the company's market expansion and ongoing collaboration with the original equipment manufacturers through the sale of AuthenTec smart sensors, software and solutions.
He was previously VP of worldwide sales at Alereon, a provider of Ultra Wideband (UWB) WiMedia solutions. Prior to Alereon, Mr Deutsch was VP of sales and marketing for SanDisk's OEM consumer products division. Mr Deutsch was previously director of sales for the western U.S. with MMC Networks. Before joining MMC Networks, he spent eight years at Cypress Semiconductor in various sales and management roles.
"Scott Deutsch has helped build strong relationships with many of the world's OEMs through many years of sales management and leadership experience," said Larry Ciaccia, president at AuthenTec. "Scott's global sales leadership along with recent additions to our sales and support teams in China and Japan better position AuthenTec to take advantage of new and expanding market opportunities for our smart fingerprint sensors and solutions."