Michael W. Depasquale serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BIO-key International, a New Jersey headquartered developer of advanced biometric security solutions. Mike was appointed Chairman of the company in February 2014 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since January 2003.
Mike brings more than 25 years of extensive executive management, sales and marketing experience to the Company. Prior to joining BIO-key, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Prism eSolutions, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based provider of professional consulting services and online solutions for ISO-9001 / 14000 certification serving customers in manufacturing, healthcare and government markets. From December 1999 through December 2000, Mike served as Group Vice President for WRC Media, a New York-based distributor of supplemental education products and software. From January 1996 until December 1999, he was Senior Vice President of Jostens Learning Corporation, a California-based provider of multi-media curriculum that was acquired by WRC Media.
Prior to Jostens, Mike held sales and marketing management positions with McGraw-Hill and Digital Equipment Corporation. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and has served on a number of non-profit organizations as well as on the Board of Directors of several private companies. Currently, Mike is Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors for the one of the leading biometric advocacy organizations, the International Biometrics and Identification Industry Association.