Maxine Most

Acuity Market Intelligence

Maxine Most is the founding Principal of Acuity Market Intelligence, the definitive authority on global biometrics market development. Throughout her 30-year career, Most has evangelized emerging technology on five continents. Since 2001, Most has focused on biometric and eID markets where she has earned a stellar reputation for innovative thought leadership and a proven ability to consistently provide accurate and reliable market intelligence. Ms. Most is the author of industry recognized research reports including “The Global Biometrics and Mobility Report: The Convergence of Commerce and Privacy.” She earned a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science with minors in Economics and Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego.

My Sessions

The New Ideas in Access Control – Physical and Information Security in our Connected World

Atrium Ballroom A

Physical and information security are blurring together and biometrics are at the center of this convergence. Find out how the identity management community is adapting to this major paradigm shift. This cross-industry panel that will touch on best practices, market challenges, and major opportunities in today’s digital and physical access control landscape.

Risk and Security

Convenience, Security, and The Next Step for Biometrics


The key to biometrics is the balance between security and convenience. In banking, payments, access control, airport security, government eServices and more, the value proposition for biometrics is that it offers the highest level of assurance with the least amount of user friction. In this top-level panel, leaders in biometrics and identity technology will discuss […]

Risk and Security