Peter O’Neill


Head of the leading and longest-standing biometrics and identity management resource – FindBiometrics – Peter O’Neill is known throughout the industry as an integral thought leader and a strong voice for strong authentication. He holds a position in both the Membership and Marketing Working Groups for the IBIA (International Biometric and Identification Association), and is a member of the FIDO Alliance (Fast Identity Online). In addition to bringing biometrics to the world’s biggest vertical market conferences including Money 20/20, Money 20/20 Europe, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, and ISC West, Peter O’Neill initiated the largest annual review of the identity management industry: The FindBiometrics Year in Review. Now entering its 15th year, the in-depth survey and market analysis is relied upon by industry-leading executives seeking to keep their finger on the pulse of biometrics, identity, and related market trends. In 2013, responding to industry trends toward mobility, O’Neill launched Mobile ID World, a sibling-site to FindBiometrics focused on the intersection of identity, connectivity, biometrics, and end-user experiences. Mobile ID World was responsible for hosting the world’s first executive summit to examine the challenges and opportunities associated with mobile ID: Biometrics UnPlugged: Mobility Rules. For two years in a row, Mobile ID World’s expertise in this area has landed it on the judging panel for the prestigious GSMA GLOMO Awards, presented at Mobile World Congress. With over 25 years of advertising and business experience, Peter O’Neill has an extensive background in media, in both online and broadcasting environments. Prior to founding FindBiometrics, O’Neill launched History Television and Showcase Television in Canada for Alliance Communications.

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