Hector Hoyos

Hector Hoyos
Hector Hoyos
Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Hoyos Labs

Hector Hoyos has been in the biometrics and IT fields since the mid-1980s as the founder and president of various cutting-edge companies. A man with extreme vision, he co-founded and presided over Biometrics Imagineering Inc., creating state-of-the-art technologies such as fingerprint, face and iris identification systems, and interactive financial transaction systems. Hoyos holds 59+ patents, issued and pending, and has developed proprietary technologies and solutions currently in use by millions of people across the world. He was instrumental in starting up the Praetorian technology, a real-time video surveillance technology, which in February 2008 was awarded a training/video surveillance contract by the U.S. Marine Corps. Additionally, Hoyos served as founder and CEO of EyeLock Inc. (formerly Global Rainmakers), an iris-based identity- authentication company, inventing the highly acclaimed HBOX, EyeSwipe and EyeLock products. Early in his career, Hoyos digitized the document flow for San Juan, Puerto Rico’s federally funded housing program and later launched Hoyos International, which wrote software for oil explorers tracking seismic activity.