As the weather starts to cool down this fall, our members are continuing to heat up when it comes to the amazing things they have accomplished. In the past month, Forbes Technology Council members have shared their expertise in books and interviews, launched new products and been recognized for their achievements.

Below, we highlight five members and their big news.

Bojan Simic Featured in Fox 5 Story and HYPR Corp. Raises $8M in Series A Funding Round

Bojan Simic. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Bojan Simic, CTO and co-founder of secure mobile payments and authentication company HYPR Corp., was recently featured on Fox 5 New York in a story about the iPhone X’s Face ID technology. The story aired on Fox 5 New York on September 13 in the 10 p.m. ET time slot.

“The risks are the same as with the fingerprint sensor,” he said. “Apple particularly takes great care in terms of how they store the user’s biometric data.”

You can watch the video in HD here.

On October 3, HYPR Corp. announced that it raised $8M in a Series A funding round led by RRE Ventures. The round also included participation from previous investors RTP Ventures, Boldstart Ventures and Mesh Ventures, which had participated in its strategic seed round. As a function of this RRE-led round, industry veteran James Robinson IV of RRE Ventures will join the HYPR Board of Directors.

Their commitments bring total funding to $12.8 million to date, which will enable HYPR to dramatically accelerate deployment of its next-gen security solutions.

Read more about this exciting news here.

Christine Nasserghodsi Featured in Radio Interview on AI

Christine Nasserghodsi. Photo courtesy of individual member.

On September 17, Christine Nasserghodsi, head of innovation strategy at education company GEMS Education, was interviewed on the Dubai Eye podcast on the role AI plays in the classroom.

When asked about the implications of allowing students to go at different paces in the same classroom, Nasserghodsi said: “Effective teachers have always differentiated their approaches to learning based on a student’s preparedness as well as the student’s learning style. Artificial intelligence provides us with some incredible data and data tools to be able to support and deeply personalize learning to each individual student.”

Listen to the full interview here.

CoreHealth Technologies Ranked at No. 337 of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Anne Marie Kirby. Photo courtesy of individual member.

CoreHealth Technologies was ranked No. 337 on Canadian Business and PROFIT today’s 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Led by co-founder and CEO Anne Marie Kirby, CoreHealth is the leading corporate wellness platform trusted by more than 1000 organizations.

PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth and profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. CoreHealth’s five-year revenue growth is 168%.

“CoreHealth Technologies is honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking,” says Kirby in a press release. “Since our wellness technology is resold by leading global corporate wellness providers and re-branded to suit their clients’ needs, our corporate identity tends to fly under the radar for those outside of the software and wellness industry. We appreciate this achievement and recognition as it reflects the growth and strength of our product and the dedication of our team.”

Learn more about this achievement here.

Kodak Alaris Information Management Launches New Product, Alaris IN2 Ecosystem

Rick Costanzo. Photo courtesy of individual member.

On September 19, Kodak Alaris Information Management, led by president and general manager Rick Costanzo, unveiled the Alaris S2000 Series – a new family of network/wireless and USB-connected desktop scanners – and launched its next generation of award-winning software and services.

For more information about the Alaris IN2 Ecosystem, see here.

By expanding its information capture ecosystem, Kodak Alaris is delivering on the promise of digital transformation for businesses and governments around the world. These new services are designed to take the complexity out of information capture to simplify and improve the way people work.

Learn more about this exciting launch here.

Jedidiah Yueh Publishes Book, “Disrupt or Die,” Sharing His Expertise

Jedidiah Yueh. Photo courtesy of individual member.

On October 10, Jedidiah Yueh published his first book, “Disrupt or Die: What the World Needs to Learn from Silicon Valley to Survive the Digital Era.” Yeuh is the founder and executive chairman of dynamic data platform Delphix.

Says Yueh: “I started as an English major and became a serial software founder and CEO. I believe it’s easier than ever to drive disruption. Over 20 years, I’ve collected and implemented a series of frameworks for innovation that helped me drive more than $4 billion in software sales. You can get these frameworks in my first book.”

You can find his book here.

These are just a handful of Forbes Councils members’ recent exciting achievements. Read about what other members are working on here.

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