ROC Doubles Down on Engineering Excellence with the Appointment of Visionary Leader Nick Bartlow, Underscoring Brisk Demand for American-Made Biometrics

ROC, a world leader in computer vision and biometrics, today announced that Nick Bartlow has joined the company as Chief Engineer. Bartlow brings over 14 years of experience leading innovative engineering teams and applied research programs focused on computer vision, biometrics, and artificial intelligence.
Most recently, Bartlow served as the Director of Engineering and AI Research Center Lead at Noblis, a prominent science, technology, and strategy nonprofit renowned for its technical excellence. At Noblis, Bartlow led a world-class team of engineers and data scientists, partnering closely with federal government organizations to advance critical technology programs. This spanned computer vision, video analytics, discriminative AI/ML solutions, and scalable systems for a large spectrum of the U.S. national security apparatus. 

In response to the growing ubiquity of artificial intelligence, Nick also led the rollout of a responsible framework to ensure the ethical development and use of AI technologies consistent with emerging national guidelines. Bartlow holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from West Virginia University. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Nick to ROC and harness his expertise in nurturing high-performing, high-impact engineering and R&D teams. Nick’s leadership will be instrumental as we continue to build out what we believe is the world’s most comprehensive multimodal biometric and computer vision platform. His appointment aligns with our core values – namely, developing efficient, scalable technology that is made in America and unequivocally adheres to the highest ethical standards.

Scott Swann, CEO of ROC

“I could not be more excited to join the ROC team and help drive continued innovation in American-made biometrics, computer vision, and AI. ROC is at the forefront of technology that is shaping the future of identity, public safety, and national security. Joining ROC is a bit like coming home – I’ve worked with many of the ROC team for years and in various capacities. I know first hand that this is an incredible team with world-class technology and a commitment to innovation excellence.”

Nick Bartlow, Chief Engineer, ROC 

A World Leader in Computer Vision and Biometrics

ROC, formerly Rank One Computing, is an American-made multimodal biometrics company. Founded to make the world smarter, safer, and stronger, ROC builds cutting-edge computer vision systems for government, enterprise, and consumer applications, delivering game-changing results with battle-tested reliability across NIST government testing, military applications, and 200M+ annual identity proofing transactions. ROC is headquartered in Denver, CO, with offices in Morgantown, WV, and Grand Rapids, MI.



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