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Articles of Association

The founding meeting was held on 17.09.2021. After obtaining an entry in the National Court Register, the Global Biometrics Council Association functions as a registered Association.

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dr hab. Barbara Mróz-Gorgoń
University of Economics and Business
President of the Management Board

A graduate of the Wrocław University of Economics and Business in Wrocław and the University of Wrocław. Specialist in branding, service design and new marketing trends. Since 2006 – an employee of the Wrocław University of Economics and Business. Author, scientific editor and reviewer of numerous national and international scientific publications on management and marketing. Participant of more than fifty national and international scientific conferences and many scientific internships, in countries such as: the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. Author of a publication published in 2019 by Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN entitled: “Rebranding. Strategiczna zmiana dla organizacji” [Rebranding. A strategic change for the organisation]. She has also been a business practitioner since 2008.

dr inż. Mateusz Trokielewicz
University of Technology
Board Member

He is a PhD in technical sciences, an expert with many years of experience in biometric identification using the iris pattern. Assistant professor at the Institute of Automation and Applied Computer Science of the Warsaw University of Technology. Author and co-author of several international publications in biometrics and biometric security and papers presented at major international scientific conferences. He is interested in industrial design, architecture, urban planning, infrastructure and photography. He loves travelling, growing plants, swimming, running and listening to music.

dr Adam Porębski
Karol Lipiński Academy of Music
Board Member

Adam Porębski in 2014 completed his master studies in composition and violin at the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław. In 2016 he obtained a PhD in musical arts. Since september 2020 he has been a Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Composition, Conducting, Music Theory and Music Therapy. Adam Porębski artistic output includes over 70 compositions, performed in many European countries, the USA and Australia, and includes various genres and forms of instrumental, vocal and electroacoustic music.

Honorary Members

Thirimachos Bourlai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UGA, VP on Education - IEEE Biometrics Council (2020), Board of Directors - Document Security Alliance,Director: Multi-spectral Imagery Lab (MILAB)

Thirimachos Bourlai is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and and Adjunct Faculty at the Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy, both at the University of Georgia. He also serves as an adjunct faculty at WVU in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in the School of Medicine, the Department of Forensic and Investigative Science, and the Department of Chemical Engineering. He is the founder and director of the Multi-Spectral Imagery Lab, a Series Editor of the Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications, an Associate Editor of the Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters Journal and of the IET Electronics Letters Journal. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Document Security Alliance, the former VP on Education of the IEEE Biometrics Council, and a member of the Academic Research and Innovation Expert Group of the Biometrics Institute. He has published 4 books in the areas of biometrics and identity management and has many conference papers, book chapters and magazine articles.

Adam Czajka, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering University of Notre Dame, USA Vice President, Finances, IEEE Biometrics Council

Dr. Adam Czajka is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, USA. His scientific interests include a wide spectrum of topics in computer vision, pattern recognition, biometrics and security. His recent research focuses on employing human intelligence to increase reliability of methods detecting unknown types of biometric presentation attacks. Czajka’s research has been funded by the US Department of Defense, IARPA, US Army, US National Institute of Justice, FBI Biometric Center of Excellence, European Commission, Polish Ministry of Higher Education, and numerous companies. He serves as the Vice President for Finances of the IEEE Biometrics Council.

Anna Tarabasz
Dean Teaching Learning, Head of School of Business and Humanities, Associate Professor Marketing at Curtin University Dubai

Marketing, digital marketing, and e-commerce specialist, with over 18 years of experience (out of it 16 in academia, in Poland, France, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, and Australia), working previously in the banking, automotive, and cosmetics industry. Serves as independent marketing & e-commerce consultant and keynote speaker. External trainer, consultant, researcher, and business advisor for companies in MENAT region (FMCG (Cosmetics, HoReCa, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Service, Transportation, Banking, and Consulting industries).

Her research area and publications (in English, Polish and French) in scientific journals is focusing on Trends in Digital Marketing, Social Media Listening, SEO optimization & digital audit, eCommerce, Metaverse, and Cybersecurity.

Board member of IBS ICCE, Member of Réseau PGV. NAWA Expert, Member of Editorial Board of JOIDM, JOSM, IJEBR, and Management & Gouvernance. Member of the Scientific Council and Board of Reviewers of the JOFFL. EBER Reviewer. Honorary Member of Biometrics Council.

Biometric authentication enables multifaceted-driven security, access and control. Neither duplication, nor imitation can be considered due to uniqueness of factors to be verified. Due to its ease it seems to be the most preferred way of ensuring protection in Dubai e-government transactions.

Daniel Adkins
Chief Executive Officer, Transnational Academic Group Middle East

Born in the United States, Dan began his career working in the information technology industry. During his time in the IT industry he performed IT services for companies including IBM, Dell, Clorox, Philips, Hershey’s, Coca-Cola, Merck, and VISA. Over the course of 20 years, Dan held numerous management positions, including CIO and CEO. Before coming to the UAE he worked extensively in the United States, India, Vietnam, the UK, and the Philippines. He has taught IT professionals in various disciplines including project management, quality management, and leadership skills.

PMP Certified by Project Management Institute and MS Project Trainer, Quality Assurance Institute CSQA and ISO 9000 Auditor as a Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model Implementer/Assessor. Honorary Member of Biometrics Council.

As technology advances society expects ever greater levels of convenience. The use of biometrics for a multitude of purposes provides that convenience while maintaining or even enhancing security over what is currently possible. Biometrics stand poised to disrupt many industries and to enhance nearly all businesses.