Humans in Tech

Conversations About Verification, Security, and the IoT

Our podcast explores today’s most transformative technology and the trends of tomorrow. Bringing together the brightest minds in and outside of our industry, we unpack what is new in physical access, identity verification, cybersecurity, and IoT ecosystems. We reach beyond the physical world, discuss our digital transformation as a species, and dive into the emerging phygital experience. Join us on our journey as we discover just how connected the future will be, and how we fit into that picture.

Identiv Podcast Host

Leigh Dow
Identiv VP Global Marketing

Leigh’s career spans over 20 years in marketing, branding, and public relations leadership, 14 of those in the Fortune 100, including Honeywell and Intel. She founded and built a multimillion-dollar agency, was named one of the 2021 Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity by the Software Report, was a 2020 Phoenix Business Journal Most Admired Leader honoree, and has won 23 American Marketing Association Spectrum Awards and 8 Public Relations Society of America Copper Anvil Awards. Leigh is a frequent speaker on marketing topics and author, and holds an M.B.A. specialized in Technology Management and a B.S. in Geopolitical Strategy.

Listen Now

  • Leadership in the IoT (S1:E28)

    August 11, 2022

    RFID innovator and entrepreneur Manfred Rietzler, Identiv’s new strategic advisor and founder of Smartrac Group, joins us to talk about the versatility and future of RFID. As the real link between the metaverse and the physical world, Manfred explores what’s coming next for the IoT and RFID, from UHF and active tags to cloud-connected NFC.

  • The New Identiv Academy (S1:E27)

    August 4, 2022

    It’s time for an upgrade to hands-on training and e-learning in the security industry. Tatum Mathis, Director of Technical Training at Identiv, has breathed new life into the Identiv Academy. The refreshed Center of Excellence is focused on customized experiences that keep learners coming back. She joins us to talk about the latest trends in training, like mobile accessibility, AI, and microlearning.

  • Cannabis Traceability with AIDC (S1:E26)

    July 28, 2022

    Mary Lou Bosco, CEO at AIM Global, and Elizabeth Sinclair, Global Director of Marketing at Seagull Scientific, join us to take a deeper look at cannabis traceability through automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) technologies. AIDC, like RFID and NFC, allows the cannabis industry to track every plant from seed, to packaging, to the consumer.

  • Advocacy for Accessibility Technology (S1:E25)

    July 21, 2022

    We are joined by a passionate advocate for equity of access to information, Kim Charlson, the first female president of the American Council of the Blind and the executive director of the Perkins Library, a division of the international NGO Perkins School for the Blind. Kim, who is completely blind herself, is shifting the paradigm, proving that people with disabilities can lead the accessibility charge, specifically in the medical technology space.

  • MFA and the Mobile Workforce (S1:E24)

    July 14, 2022

    The latest episodes hands the reins over to Eric Gregg, Director of Sales at Tx Systems Inc., and Louis Modell, VP OEM Channel Americas at Identiv. The two provide valuable education on what multi-factor authentication (MFA) is, why it is more important than ever, and how it can be easily deployed to ensure cybersecurity for today’s growing mobile workforce.

  • Security Meets Social Responsibility (S1:E23)

    July 7, 2022

    In this episode, we are joined by Greg Sippell, CSO and VP of Sales at Clear Cloud Solutions Inc. Founded by Hoopa Valley Tribe member Daren Masten, Clear Cloud is more than the typical integrated security dealer and is focused on cultural identity and giving back to the Native American community.

  • IoT Security (S1:E22)

    June 30, 2022

    Christian Lackner, Segment Manager of Smart Products, Authentication, and IoT Security at NXP Semiconductors joins our own Dr. Manfred Mueller, COO and GM of Identity, and Amir Khoshniyati, VP and GM of Transponders, to chat about security in the IoT, our 20+ year partnership, and our latest NFC collaboration.

  • Making Security Convenient with FIDO (S1:E21)

    June 24, 2022

    About 90% of people on the internet are concerned about having their passwords compromised, but most of us still seek the simplest solution to protect our information. The more connected we are, the greater the risk of exposure. John Guerrero, CEO of Identity Systems, returns to talk about making identity security more convenient with FIDO technology.

  • The Digital Transformation of Airport Security (S1:E20)

    June 16, 2022

    Digital transformation is everywhere, especially in security. At airports across the U.S., advanced security technologies are paving the way for passenger and employee safety. As security threats and passenger demand increase, the race to keep up with technology and regulations is critical. Clint Welch, Director of Aviation Security and Public Safety at San Diego International Airport, joins us to discuss how he faces these complex challenges.

  • Access Control Gets Smart (S1:E19)

    June 9, 2022

    In the latest episode, Katrina Leight, National Sales Manager at Identiv, and Nick Friesen, Product Manager for Freedom, Liberty, and Enterphone at Identiv, talk about the newest addition to our end-to-end physical security platform: the Freedom Smart Bridge. The new controller integrates seamlessly with existing IT infrastructure and the access control platform is accessible anytime, anywhere, and can monitor and grant access 24/7 via any web browser.