Fred Baradari joins Cross Match Executive Team

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. April 4, 2011 – Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a global provider of biometric identity solutions, announced today that Fred Baradari has joined the company as President of Government Solutions.

With more than 25 years of business leadership and technology experience, Mr. Baradari has a proven track record in professional services, sales, product development and the government sector. In his most recent position, Mr. Baradari was responsible for delivering software solutions to address the complex, mission-critical needs of the federal law enforcement and intelligence communities in the U.S. and with numerous international allies. While working with the Department of Justice, Mr. Baradari led numerous projects developing secure, Web-based biometric systems. These solutions allowed the Department of Justice to collaborate and share information among multiple federal agencies, in addition to state and local law enforcement organizations.

Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Baradari held executive positions in sales, operations, and new-product development in the technology, financial services, telecommunications, and Internet/e-Business industries. In his impressive career he has led numerous projects and programs, large scale service launches, start-up companies, M&A activities, and large scale technology transformations.

“We welcome Fred to the Cross Match team. His leadership and experience with biometrics solutions will be a real help to us as we continue to evolve our software and services capabilities. Fred’s most recent experience as a user of Cross Match products will enhance our ability to focus on those areas that require the most attention as we grow our solution sets for our customers around the world.” says David Buckley, Chief Executive Officer at Cross Match Technologies.

A graduate of the University of Missouri, Mr. Baradari holds both Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees in mechanical engineering. He also has a Masters in Business Administration from George Washington University.