NEC Corporation of America appoints Gary Lac as Vice President of Solutions

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced computing, communications, networking and biometrics solutions, today announced that Gary Lac has joined the company as Vice -solutions president. Gary brings to NEC over 20 years of experience selling, developing and delivering biometrics and identity solutions.

“Gary’s experience makes him a valuable asset as we seek to meet growing customer demand and simplify the delivery of our current portfolio of solutions,” said Eugene le Roux, Vice President, International Operations and national government for NEC’s Digital Services business group. “His product development vision will be key as NEC expands its presence in the digital services industry with new product launches and partnerships in the near future.”

As VP of Solutions, Gary will oversee product standardization with a focus on simplifying project deliveries as well as launching new products for NEC’s growing customer base. It will support the verticals of state and local government, NEC National Security Systems (NSS), and digital services.

“NEC is transforming the biometric and digital identity industry with proven and trusted world-class technology,” said Lac. “As our law enforcement and government partners transform into digital-first organizations, I am excited to develop innovative solutions that will improve society and support our customers in their mission to create safe and secure communities. ”

Prior to joining NEC, Gary led the Solutions Innovation organization at Idemia, where he was responsible for the development and delivery of digital identity solutions, facial recognition solutions for aviation and border control, fingerprint digital contactless events and industry benchmark events for emerging technologies. Additionally, Gary also led the Public Safety Pre-Sales Solutions organization where he developed scalable processes and standardized demonstrations that drove sustainable growth.

About NEC Corporation of America

NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC provides integrated solutions for society that are aligned with our customers’ priorities to create new value for people, businesses and society, with a particular focus on safety, security and efficiency. We offer one of the industry’s strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics and technology solutions that unlock customers’ productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its best solutions and technologies and leverages a robust partner ecosystem to solve today’s most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 140 countries and $27 billion in revenue. For more information, visit

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