Pedro Alves | Vice-President Global Sales
IDEMIA

Pedro Alves, Vice-President Global Sales, IDEMIA

Pedro is Vice President Extended Borders within IDEMIA’s Public Security and Identity business unit, based in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In his current role, Pedro is responsible for the global business development and structuring of IDEMIA’s extended borders offer. This includes border control, API-PNR and passenger facilitation. Pedro works with all regions and helps them shape IDEMIA’s sales strategies for its latest technologies.
Pedro has spent most of his professional career in business development serving border control and aviation markets. His focus has been on the digital transformation of the passenger journey and on promoting security and convenience to citizens around the world.
Pedro’s previous projects include:  

  • Supporting a digital transformation pilot at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, France. This project was a first step in enabling a scalable and global multi-airport solution for Vinci Airports.
  • Positioning ID2Travel, IDEMIA’s solution that includes the use of biometrics and an identity management platform. It enables increased security and facilitation at all airport touch points, while meeting IATA One ID and ACI NEXTT interoperability and privacy standards.
  • Supporting a successful multi-biometric, seamless walk-through solution in Muscat International Airport, Oman. This project aimed at strengthening border security while improving passenger convenience at the same time.
Before working for IDEMIA, Pedro started his career as a Business Development Manager for CGI where he was responsible for delivering global airport IT solutions at multiple airports. Pedro has also worked as Director Global Business Development and Sales for Vision-Box. He has over a decade’s experience of working intensively with governments around the world, industry bodies, major airports and airline carriers.
Pedro is a native Portuguese speaker and speaks English and Spanish fluently. He has worked in Portugal, Spain, the UK and Colombia.
Pedro holds a BA and a master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.  

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World Aviation Festival Day 2 @ 14:45

Self-Service and CX Panel: How does an airport and the overall ecosystem remain relevant for passengers as we head into 2022?

  • What types of changes are you seeing in passenger behaviors and what are the challenges of keeping up with these new trends?
  • How are airports aiming to bring the customer experience to another level by utilizing digital tech and how collaborative can you be in this space?
  • What is the appetite for seamless travel and contactless investments in the near future and which areas are you prioritizing?
  • How can you create more relevance and personalization for your passengers at key touchpoints?
  • What future mobility partnerships do you expect to see that will enhance the end-to-end journey?
  • What are airports doing to further digitally augment the physical space to enhance the passenger experience?
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