Steve Wolff has over 32 years experience developing, integrating and marketing advanced detection systems using a wide variety of technologies, including X-ray-based, radio frequency (RF) and nuclear techniques for security and non-destructive testing applications. Mr. Wolff developed and sold various security products to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.K. Department For Transport, U.K. Home Office and other European governments.  He is co-inventor and co-author of IATA’s risk based screening solution for passengers (the Checkpoint of the Future, now called SmartS).  He has spoken at numerous industry conferences worldwide and written security articles for various trade publications.  He was elected Vice Chair of the 2015- and Co-Chair of the 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Illicit Substance Detection and is on the Editorial Board of Aviation Security International magazine.

Prior to consulting, Mr. Wolff was V.P of Marketing and Product Engineering at Quantum Magnetics, Inc. (a subsidiary of InVision Technologies, now Morpho Detection, Inc.) where his team developed and sold radio frequency-based passenger and cabin bag inspection systems.  In 1990, Mr. Wolff joined and helped start up InVision Technologies.  During the first 8 of his 10 years at InVision, he designed the detector array for the highly successful CTX Explosives Detection Systems for checked-bag screening and was responsible for ramping up and handling worldwide marketing and securing initial market penetration of the highly successful CTX Explosives Detection Systems for checked bag screening into the US, Europe and Asia.  After several years as V.P. of Marketing, he took over as V.P. of Product Engineering, obtaining $8 million in government funding to develop a compact CT system, cost-reduced existing CTX technology while developing a new compact CTX and a training simulator in less than 2 years. Prior to joining InVision, Mr. Wolff conducted research and development on metal detection, thermal- and fast neutron inspection technologies at Science Applications International, Corporation.

Mr. Wolff has a Masters degree, from Stanford University and a Bachelors degree, from Imperial College, London, England, both in Chemical Engineering.  He is a dual US/ UK national.


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