Redwood City, Calif. -- DigitalPersona, a Redwood City-based developer of authentication and access management technology, on Thursday named Richard Agostinelli as its president and CEO. He succeeds former CEO Fabio Righi, who will serve as a board advisor. Agostinelli most recently served as president of the biometrics division of L-1 Identity Solutions, and earlier was the CFO of Identix and CFO and COO of SecuriMetrics. DigitalPersona's fingerprint biometrics technology is designed to help organizations prevent fraud and increase accountability. The technology is incorporated in several national voting systems, biometrically-enabled point-of-sale stations and numerous other commercial applications.