TECH5 Group Welcomes Debayan Deb as a Chief AI Scientist

Debayan Deb, a leading biometrics expert, is officially appointed as Chief AI (Artificial Intelligence) Scientist at TECH5, an innovator in the field of biometrics and digital identity management. His focus will be on advancing new NN (Neural Network)-based technologies across three core biometric modalities: face, fingerprint, and iris.

Prior joining as a Chief AI Scientist, Mr. Deb has been continuously advancing TECH5’s innovation in neural network-based biometric technologies, focusing on facial, fingerprint, and iris recognition modalities. Dr. Deb was also instrumental in TECH5’s recent AI based biometric algorithm victories in NIST FRVT, IREX, and PFT.

Since entering the biometrics field in 2015, Dr. Deb has dedicated his career to the advancement of state-of-the-art automated biometric recognition systems. His academic credentials include a Ph.D. in computer science with a specialization in biometrics, awarded by Michigan State University in 2021. Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Deb served as Technology Lead at LENS, a company at the forefront of AI research.

“Joining TECH5 represents a significant milestone in my career. I am committed to enhancing TECH5’s biometric matching algorithms across various modalities, aiming to enhance their precision, efficiency, and processing speed. I am also keen on expanding TECH5’s offerings beyond biometric matching, such as deepfake detection and hashing,” – says Dr. Deb.

In his capacity as Chief AI Scientist, Dr. Deb will lead TECH5’s biometric research initiatives in the United States, under the mentorship of Rahul Parthe, Co-founder, Chairman, and CTO of TECH5. “Debayan’s appointment marks an exciting phase in our research trajectory. His deep expertise in biometric technologies is a vital asset in our pursuit of achieving a zero-error rate in biometric recognition systems. The enlistment of Debayan Deb as Chief AI Scientist underscores the company’s commitment to advancing the cutting-edge of biometric technology, thereby solidifying our leadership in this rapidly evolving field.” – comments Mr. Parthe.