Michael German leads scientific development of pigments, inks, and coating chemistries for the new Lumenco® NanoDye™ process. His long career began in digital printing ink at Indigo® (Israel), launching the original USA strategic development projects in 2001, and he later launched Gans Security Ink in California. In 2006, he joined Authentix® to begin a new security ink business.
While developing advanced QC standards, Michael leads technical security implementations in a variety of new product development and customer field projects for governments, central banks, and brands, training and working with security and banknote printers globally to deploy innovative protection solutions. Michael is especially adept at developing new publicly-verifiable anti-counterfeiting features using rare optically variable pigments to Nano-Dye™ materials.
He joined NanoPixel® Security Solutions in October 2019 in the role of Director, Brand Solutions Development. Michael’s leadership in this new optical authentication field is expanding a new generation of image-embedded micro-lens and micro-mirror technologies for multiple vertical markets.