Future-proof your security systems that deliver seamless protection and a frictionless experience
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The Rock is the first AI-driven facial authentication access equipment, poweringtruly autonomous access that is private and impenetrable.
Our technology is frictionless, enabling uninterrupted access flow. The Rock instantly detects unauthorized access giving you complete security. Get complete analytic coverage on the movement of people in your office.
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‘The Rock’ is our proprietary hardware unit that controls access throughout your company using biometric authentication and badge verification.
Its sleek exterior design seamlessly blends into any environment, while delivering powerful protection for secure areas.
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A new era for access control by leveraging the unique power of the human face securely and autonomously.
A new era for access control by leveraging the unique power of the human face securely and autonomously.
Alcatraz AI is proud to be a thought leader in the security space. Our innovations have earned numerous awards and recognitions nationally and internationally.
Leadership Team
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Tina D’Agostin
Chief Executive Officer
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Vince Gaydarzhiev
President & CPO
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Blaine Frederick
VP Product
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Chris Kennedy
VP Field Operations
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Tina D’Agostin
Chief Executive Officer
Tina D’Agostin is the CEO of Alcatraz AI, an artificial intelligence company that employs facial authentication technology to create autonomous access control solutions for enterprises.  D’Agostin previously served as the Chief Revenue Officer for Alcatraz AI, responsible for driving top-line growth and expanding Alcatraz’s footprint globally. As CEO, she plans to take Alcatraz AI into its next chapter to modernize the access control industry. She brings over 25 years of experience within the security technology and solutions industry, with leadership experience building high-performing organizations in hardware, IT, and smart technologies.  Prior to Alcatraz AI, D’Agostin was the General Manager of Building Technology & Solutions at Johnson Controls, focused on delivering smart building technologies to global companies.
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Vince Gaydarzhiev
President & CPO
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Blaine Frederick
VP Product
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Chris Kennedy
VP Field Operations
Tina D’Agostin
Chief Executive Officer
Tina D’Agostin is the CEO of Alcatraz AI, an artificial intelligence company that employs facial authentication technology to create autonomous access control solutions for enterprises.  D’Agostin previously served as the Chief Revenue Officer for Alcatraz AI, responsible for driving top-line growth and expanding Alcatraz’s footprint globally. As CEO, she plans to take Alcatraz AI into its next chapter to modernize the access control industry. She brings over 25 years of experience within the security technology and solutions industry, with leadership experience building high-performing organizations in hardware, IT, and smart technologies.  Prior to Alcatraz AI, D’Agostin was the General Manager of Building Technology & Solutions at Johnson Controls, focused on delivering smart building technologies to global companies.
Vince Gaydarzhiev
President & CPO
Vince is the founder of Alcatraz AI, an autonomous access control platform, replacing badging and biometric technologies in the enterprise. Previously he worked at NVIDIA on the embedded multimedia systems that power Tesla Model S, BMW, and Audi. Later on, he joined Apple to lead the hardware prototype engineering team for iPad and iPhone, where FaceID was in development. This is where he saw a clear need for a better, future-proof access control platform not only for mobile but also for the physical world, autonomously authenticating employees and checking for tailgating, significantly increasing security without the expense of friction.
Blaine Frederick
VP Product
Blaine Frederick brings 20+ years of experience in the Physical Security industry with specific expertise in the Biometric space. Frederick currently serves as the VP of Product at Alcatraz where he leads the Product and Engineering teams. Prior to his work at Alcatraz, he served as Co-Founder and Principal of BDIS which provides Consultation and Professional Services for the physical security market. Previously, Mr. Frederick held the role of VP of Product for EyeLock, where he captained the firm’s vision for iris authentication products and solutions in physical and logical security as well as numerous other commercial applications. Frederick also acted as the former Director of Product Management at STANLEY Security, a global division of Stanley Black & Decker where he led the creation of an industry-leading security management software suite, Commander.
Chris Kennedy
VP Field Operations
Chris is an accomplished general manager with very strong technical and analytical background, having experience recruiting and leading large teams, synthesizing product and corporate strategy, articulating the value-add to lead customers, and negotiating with key partners and vendors. In particular Chris has extensive experience starting and leading venture-backed start-ups. In 2008 Chris cofounded nanotech startup NanOasis Technologies, and served as its President after having been an Entrepreneur in Residence at X/Seed Capital Management. Chris has otherwise played executive roles in Engineering, Operations, Product Management and Business Development.
Alcatraz Investors
We’re humbled by the support of our investors, making it possible to develop the innovations and solutions deployed across organizations worldwide.
“With the market demand and need for better access control experiences,Alcatraz is positioned to reshape the way companies improve physical security."
– Ray Stata, founder of Analog Devices, Inc. and Alcatraz’s lead investor