INSIDE Names Rajesh Sharma its New Director of Technical Services

INSIDE Names Rajesh Sharma its New Director of Technical Services

Aix en Provence, France, April 16th, 2007–INSIDE Contactless, a leading provider of advanced, open standard contactless chip technologies, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Rajesh Sharma to its North America Operations, to help address the growing demand for its industry leading contactless payment technology.

Rajesh Sharma joins INSIDE as Technical Services Director for the company’s Professional Services organization. Rajesh has more than 12 years experience on supporting the smartcard industry including excellent knowledge on Contactless, Financial and Security technologies and standards. Prior to joining INSIDE, Rajesh supported smart card products while he was at Gemalto (formerly Gemplus).

“INSIDE’s tremendous growth is attributed to the market opportunity for Contactless technology, and to our ability to address this growing market with outstanding people like Rajesh, and the rest of our team,” said Didier Serra, Executive Vice President and General Manager for INSIDE Contactless Americas. “We’re thrilled to bring Rajesh to INSIDE, and I look forward to working with him to better serve our customer’s needs.”

About INSIDE Contactless

Founded in 1995, INSIDE is headquartered in France and with global presence in China, Singapore, Poland and the USA. INSIDE is uniquely positioned as the only fabless semiconductor company solely dedicated to the advancement of contactless technology, leveraging one of the industry’s largest intellectual property portfolios. Through strategic emphasis in Contactless Payments and Near Field Communications (NFC), INSIDE has been on a rapid growth track over the past two years with more than 15M chips delivered for contactless payment cards in the US market and a dominant position in driving NFC standardization and pilot deployments. For more information,


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