David J. Klug has over 30 years of experience in public safety, security, and biometric technologies. Klug started his career as a forensic scientist at the Northern Illinois Police Crime Laboratory and earned a B.S. in criminalistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.S. in forensic science from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. Since performing a national study of Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice in the late 1980s, Klug has presented professionally at ISC West and to the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the International Association for Identification, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), INTERPOL, and various defense and homeland security groups. He was also a contributing member of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Gatekeeper On The Move–Biometrics team for contactless, multimodal biometrics and threat detection. Today, Klug is responsible for state and local government and education strategic business development for Convergint’s eastern U.S. regions.