Karl Martin

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Karl Martin

Founder and CEO, Nymi

Karl is the founder and CEO of Nymi (formerly known as Bionym). Nymi is the maker of the Nymi Band, a wristband that authenticates identity using the wearer’s cardiac rhythm, and serves to replace passwords, PINs, keys, and cards. Pre-launched late 2013, with first shipments going out in December 2014, the Nymi Band has gained worldwide attention, being covered in Wired, Popular Science, The New York Times, BBC, The Economist, Forbes, and many others.

Karl has a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto, with expertise in biometrics, security, and privacy.