Dara Riordan

Dara Riordan is President and Chief Operating Officer at FaceFirst, a leading computer vision platform for facial recognition and advanced artificial intelligence analytics for retail, casinos, airport, and commercial public spaces. In her role, Riordan leads the strategic direction of the company through pragmatic technology innovation. Riordan oversees operations and the overall vision and strategy for the customer-facing functions of the company. A 20-year veteran of the security technology industry she is a leader in managing teams that drive results. Riordan has a proven track record that demonstrates the ability to visualize, plan and execute strategies efficiently and successfully.

Prior to FaceFirst Riordan held leadership roles for Johnson Control International where she nurtured key relationships and engendered strategic partnerships that led to significant revenue growth. She also served on JCI’s Women’s Advisory Board. 

Prior to her executive leadership career, Riordan was a television anchor and reporter in the Pacific Northwest. Riordan holds a Bachelor of Arts, in Communication and Journalism from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Technology in Asset Protection – The Why and How

While there has been a drastic uptick in retail theft in California, new technology solutions to combat crime are rapidly expanding. Dara Riordan, FaceFirst CEO, will share why grocers should consider adopting new technologies along with best practices for deploying these solutions. We will also discuss consumer responses, legal considerations, regulatory hurdles and, most importantly, your bottom line as grocers consider adding new technologies to their arsenal.