– USA, MA – Evolv Technology, the world’s leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based touchless security screening systems, today announced the appointment of digital transformation executive Merline Saintil to its board of directors.
“Merline is an outstanding addition to our board of directors, having served in leadership roles with some of the world’s most game-changing, innovative software companies,” said CEO, Peter George. “Given the positive impact she has had on high-growth SaaS companies, Merline brings an incredible wealth of knowledge that will undoubtedly help drive our future success.”
About Merline Saintil
The 20-year technology industry veteran is widely respected for providing world-class innovators and market makers with strategic leadership, insightful guidance, and operational expertise to dominate the markets they serve.
Merline Saintil has a proven track record of developing global award-winning products at iconic Fortune 500 and privately held companies including Intuit, Yahoo!, PayPal, Adobe, Joyent, and Sun Microsystems. A recognized leader in data analytics, cloud computing, mobility, and eCommerce, she has directed and quickly scaled product development teams for business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies advised CEOs, and driven strategic mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. She was also a key member of the leadership team that took one of the world’s largest payments management software companies, Change Healthcare, public in 2019.
Committed to advancing opportunities for women in technology fields, Saintil began her career as a software engineer. Active in the CXO community, a popular speaker at top conferences and sought-after for industry insights, she has earned accolades that include one of the 22 Most Powerful Women Engineers in the World by Business Insider, one of the Most Influential Corporate Directors by Women’s Inc. and a Woman of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal. Underscoring her role as a mentor, she has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Girls in Tech. Saintil also serves on the boards at unicorns GitLab and Lightspeed HQ as well as ShotSpotter, Alkami Technology, and Banner Bank.
“Evolv’s breakthrough platform fundamentally changes how organizations protect visitors and employees from a host of threats and makes the experience more open and frictionless,” said Merline Saintil. “It is rare that such public good is harnessed to an enormous market opportunity and a strong team. I am excited to be part of the mission with the Evolv team.”
About Evolv Technology
Evolv Technology is the world’s leading provider of touchless security screening systems that enhance safety without sacrificing the visitor experience. Built on top of its Cortex AI software platform, the company provides an array of AI-based touchless screening technologies for weapons detection, identity verification, and health-related threats.
Led by a team of security industry leaders with a track record for delivering first-to-market products, Evolv Technology’s investors include Bill Gates, Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s firm, Finback Investment Partners, DCVC, General Catalyst Partners, Lux Capital, SineWave Ventures, and STANLEY Ventures. The company’s partners include STANLEY Security and Johnson Controls. Evolv Express has earned industry accolades such as the 2020 Edison Awards, two Campus Safety 2020 BEST Awards, Campus Security & Life Safety magazine’s Secure Campus 2020 Awards, and Best Places to Work by Inc. Magazine and Built-in Boston.
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