Aware, Inc. a leading supplier of biometrics software and services, announced that the Aware Board of Directors has appointed Peter R. Faubert to serve as a Class III director and a member of the Audit Committee. He is expected to take over as Chairman of the Audit Committee from Adrian F. Kruse, the current Chairman, when Mr. Kruse’s term expires on May 20, 2020. Mr. Kruse has announced that he will be retiring from his Board position and will not stand for reelection.
Mr. Faubert currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Evolv Technology, Inc., a leader in free-flow threat detection technology, a position he has held since October 15, 2019. He brings over twenty years of extensive finance leadership for public and private software companies that focused on security technology, video service providers, mobility, gaming, and enterprise computing. Prior to Evolv, Mr. Faubert served as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Treasurer of SeaChange International, Inc. from July 7, 2016, to October 8, 2019, and from February 25, 2019, to April 4, 2019, served in the Office of the CEO. Mr. Faubert served as Chief Financial Officer of This Technology, Inc. from December 2013 to August 2015 when This Technology was acquired by Comcast Corporation (“Comcast”). Mr. Faubert provided consulting services to Comcast until June 2016. Prior to This Technology, Mr. Faubert served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Vision Government Solutions, Inc. from October 2012 to December 2013, Chief Financial Officer of JNJ Mobile (MocoSpace) from February 2009 to July 2012 and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Turbine, Inc. from August 2005 to January 2009. Prior to that Mr. Faubert held various senior finance positions with Viisage Technology Inc., Burntsand Inc., and Ariba Inc. Mr. Faubert is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Faubert received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northeastern University.
Robert A. Eckel, Aware’s Chief Executive Officer, and President commented as follows. “We are pleased that Peter is joining the Aware board. His extensive finance leadership roles in a variety of public and private software companies will serve us well. I look forward to working with Peter using his valuable experience as we chart the course for the next phase of Aware.”