The founders and leadership team

Senior executive leaders Christopher Richard and Yves Chemla co-founded United Biometrics in 2014. Christopher and Yves bring more than 30 years’ of leadership experience in company strategy, building global businesses, driving growth and profitability. They play complementary roles in sales and product strategy.


Yves Chemla


Yves CHEMLA co-founded United Biometrics where he has responsibility of product strategy as MD & CTO.
CHEMLA is an industry veteran having spent the past 20 years in start-ups bringing to market emerging technologies. He also held management positions with world-class organizations such as Schlumberger, or Exodus Communications. CHEMLA is an expert in the IT infrastructure, IT security and biometric industries. His Education is both scientific and business. He studied at University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris (UPMC), a leading French university in Mathematics and Physics, and holds a PhD in Business Administration from ESSEC, a leading business school.


Christopher Richard


Christopher RICHARD co-founded United Biometrics where he has responsibility of sales, marketing and finance as CEO & CFO.
RICHARD brings over 20 years’ experience in driving sales strategy and growth for early stage start-ups. He was a contributing member in the early times of Dassault Systèmes, one of the fastest growing companies in software and services. RICHARD had a key sales and management contribution in start-ups such as Octel Communications acquired by Lucent, and Sendmail acquired by Proofpoint. He received a business administration degree from ESSEC, a leading business school and San Diego State University in California.

Both are passionate by IT and security issues and are always eager to adopt and market new technologies. Their focus is to develop and market the best products of the industry for the benefit of their customers.


The Team

United Biometrics’ team is a young enthusiastic and highly motivated group of seasoned engineers. Our people have extensive knowledge in software architecture design, internet security and mobile applications. They work in partnership with two national laboratories and can solve complex security challenges for the benefit of our customers.

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