About Us

Silk ID was founded in 2014 by leaders in the fields of biometric technology and identity/security business to advance the state of the art for human-computer authentication. We are headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley with production and sales operations in China, India, Spain, New Jersey, Indonesia, Argentina, and the Middle East

CEO: Ken Brownlee

Mr..Brownlee is a 20 year veteran in the field of biometrics, being a member of the founding team of Digital Persona Inc. where he rose to the ranks of VP of Operations, VP of Hardware Engineering, and CTO for Biometrics. He was the Chief Designer for all of that company’s U.are.U fingerprint readers as well as the jointly-developed Microsoft Fingerprint Reader. Prior to joining Digital Persona, Mr. Brownlee founded a medical instrumentation firm, NeuroPhase. His early career involved developing optoelectronic products at Hewlett-Packard. Mr. Brownlee earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University.