Salvatore (Sal) D’Agostino is CEO and founder of IDmachines and leads its consulting practice and deployment of the Eidola technical automation platform. Sal has 30+ years in design, integration, operation and maintenance of identity, access control, security, automation, machine learning and intelligent infrastructure projects around the world. Past projects and infrastructure delivered includes; US Capitol and Pentagon security systems, protecting the nation’s nuclear stockpile, EZ Pass and other intelligent transport systems, 100+ industrial automation systems and numerous government and enterprise security, access control and ID programs.
Sal is an international recognized subject matter expert and thought leader on critical matters of cyber-physical security confronting the world today covering business, legal and technical topics. He has appeared on NBC Nightly News and speaks internationally at conferences and events including RSA, Identiverse, the International Security Conferences (ISC West and East), and many others. He is active in the Security Industry Association (SIA) standards development for physical security, and the ASIS International IT Security and Physical Security Councils. Sal is a charter member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Machine Vision Association and former member of the Board of Directors of the Automated Imaging Association. Sal is Secretary of the Kantara Leadership Council, and Board member and past President of the IDESG, the public private partnership created to implement the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace as well as on multiple corporate Boards of Directors. Sal has a patent in sentient displays, an AB from Harvard College and collaborated with Ha Ha at the Hyde Park Art Museum and MassMOCA. Sal is also a co-founder of Open Consent and proud member of the Mystic River Rugby Club (retired) the current US Division 1 National Champions.