Teresa Wu

Term expires 2024

Teresa Wu is Vice President of Innovation and Client Engagement for IDEMIA. Ms. Wu’s career began with Morpho in 2001, then she served as Global Software Solutions Marketing Director for a Fortune 500 company until 2015. She rejoined one of the U.S. subsidiaries of IDEMIA in 2015 to serve as the Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Government Relations. Until recently, she served as the Vice President of Product Management for IDEMIA Identity and Security business unit in North America.

In the past 20 years, she has actively participated in and led various industry advocacy groups devoted to AFIS technology, facial recognition, public security and identity and biometric standards. Previously, she led the product management group in North America. Teresa oversaw 5 product portfolios levering technologies including cloud computing, biometrics hardware, digital identity, artificial intelligence, and video. In her current role, Ms. Wu serves as a cross functional team leader to drive client success activities within the business unit, bringing her extensive experience and domain expertise to focus on Innovation, Strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intellectual Property, and Industry Advocacy.

In 2016, Ms. Wu was recognized for her contributions to the biometrics industry and was one of five recipients of the Women in Biometrics award. The Security Industry Association named Ms. Wu as one of the two recipients of the 2017 Statesman Award. Ms. Wu was recognized for her pivotal role in the association advocacy effort in supporting effective and appropriate use of biometric technology at the Federal and State levels. In 2020, with a group of IDEMIA executives, Ms. Wu has co-founded Women in IDEMIA Network (WIN) for the North America region which is the first company Employee Resource Group fostering women career development and diversity initiatives. Ms. Wu is a board member of FIDO Alliance, Identity and Biometric Technology Advisory Board of the Security Industry Association and a member of the leadership team of the Women in Identity organizations.

She obtained International Management bachelor’s degrees at the Montpellier Sup de Co Group Business School in France and the Newcastle School of Management in the UK. She received her MBA from Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University and Master of International Business from the Montpellier Sup de Co Group Business School.

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