Biometrics and identity solutions firm Crossmatch has appointed Jeff Carpenter as market director for authentication.Jeff will be responsible for driving growth of the DigitalPersona® Composite Authentication line of business, managing product marketing strategies and development requirements that support new market penetration.”Jeff brings a wealth of experience and security industry knowledge to Crossmatch,” said Vice President of Global Marketing John Hinmon. “He will be pivotal in accelerating our continued growth as one of the few complete authentication solutions available in a highly-fragmented market.”Jeff comes to Crossmatch from RSA where he spent 10 years in various product marketing management leadership roles within the identity portfolio and authentication solutions business lines. Jeff's background demonstrates a strong depth of knowledge understanding complex IT environments, authentication, SSO product strategy and cybersecurity landscapes.A frequent speaker at industry events such as InfoSecurity Europe, RSA Conference and Gartner Symposiums, Jeff's thought leadership extends to publications on cybersecurity, cloud and mobile solutions.Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Creighton University. In addition, he is ISC2 certified in Information Systems Security and Cloud Security.