Early in his career, Dr. Recce was a product engineering manager at Intel Corporation, where he led the development of new memory products for the company. Other projects he has worked on include the design of a control system for a space-based robot for Daimler-Benz, which was developed to run scientific and engineering experiments in the space station. He holds six patents, including one for research of a behavioral biometric called dynamic grip recognition, and was a recipient of the Innovator Award at the New Jersey Innovators Hall of Fame in 2005. In recent years, he has worked extensively with financial institutions devising improved methods for detecting unusual activity in financial transaction data. He received his doctorate from University College, London.