Ned Hayes is General Manager for SureID and Vice President for identity services at Sterling. He is an experienced technology executive with significant experience in identity services and biometric verification. He comes to SureID with seven years of experience within Intel’s Software and Services division, where he was instrumental in delivering Intel’s Context Sensing SDK and the Intel Identity Cloud Service. Before Intel, Hayes co-founded the identity startup TeleTrust, consulted for VeriSign, and was a principal director at Xerox PARC and Paul Allen’s Vulcan-funded startup ARO.
Hayes has co-authored many patents and is the author of technical and non-technical books. He is a graduate of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business LEAD program and also holds two graduate degrees.
Kristin Tomic became SureID’s Director of Field Operations and Customer Service in 2018 after 10 years as an administrator and senior team leader. She brings experience in a wide variety of areas, from sales operations to customer service to account management, to the executive team.
Kristin has managed identity, credentialing and fingerprinting partner services at scale in nationwide deployments for nearly a decade. Now, she oversees client support and field operations to ensure that SureID’s partners, clients, and individual applicants find success.
Kristin loves customer feedback and looks forward to constantly improving and growing SureID’s services and product offerings.
Chris Evans is SureID’s VP of Product & Technology. He leads an amazing team of people responsible for the hardware and software that create our customer experiences. He strives to create a team culture that is not just focused on, but obsessed with, making customers happy.
Chris has been professionally involved in the software industry for over 15 years, building and defining products for industries ranging from banking to government. He also has over 10 years’ experience delivering fingerprint-based solutions for the Department of Defense and FBI.
Chris’ expertise includes secure, scalable SaaS offerings, cloud-based technologies, DevOps and continuous delivery, and general software development practices.
Matt Haugh, a Pacific Northwest native, is a veteran technology marketer who enjoys both developing strategy and executing on it. He holds an MBA in marketing and international management from Willamette University.
Matt’s technology marketing career has included work at Adobe Systems, Microsoft, Xerox, the Palo Alto Research Center, Intel, and a handful of startups. He has watched the marketing landscape change dramatically over the years, and is happy to be using that insight to help SureID delight current and future customers.
Taylor Liggett is SureID’s VP of Business Development. He has over a decade of experience in the background screening and fingerprinting space, both domestically and internationally. Prior to SureID, Taylor led the account management operation for multiple divisions of ADP and has experience working with a broad range of organizations, from small business to global multinationals. He currently serves as an official member of the Forbes Business Development Council.
Today, Taylor is responsible for SureID’s sales, marketing, and account management functions, while also overseeing our critically important partner ecosystem. Over 15 years of experience in both sales and service organizations informs his approach to creating lasting, beneficial partnerships and customer relationships.