Risk, Rewards and Repercussions, 29-30 September, Gaithersburg, MD

Speaker Profiles


Peter AltermanPeter Alterman, Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Peter Alterman is Senior Advisor to the NIH CIO for Strategic Initiatives. He served some time as Deputy Associate Administrator for Technology Policy at the General Services Administration. Before that he was Assistant CIO for e-authentication at the National Institutes of Health and Chair of the U.S. Federal PKI Policy Authority. Dr. Alterman serves on numerous government and industry electronic identity management committees and workgroups.

He has been involved in Internet technology since serving on the Federal Research Internet Coordinating Committee in 1989. In 1997, he received the NIH Director's Award for "providing innovative leadership to NIH Executives and Managers by identifying and addressing critical issues in managing the information technologies of NIH." In 2002, he received the E-Gov Pioneer Award and the Potomac Forum Leadership Best Practice Award for the NIH-Educause PKI Interoperability Project. In 2003 he received Special Recognition Awards from the Federal Bridge Certification Authority and the Federal PKI Steering Committee. In 2005 he received a special recognition award from the E-Authentication Partnership for his work on Levels of Assurance determination. In 2008 he received both an NIH Merit Award and an NIH Director's Award for his pioneering work in federated identity management. He received his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of Denver.

Lars Bagnert, Production Manager, PrimeKey Solutions

Lars Bagnert is the production manager at the open source company, PrimeKey Solutions. Lars has a history as the manager for the Security Infrastructure at the Swedish Police, and has implemented authentication and authorization solutions, as well as PKI solutions. As an employee of the Swedish Police, Lars represented Sweden at the Brussels Interoperability Group (BIG) regarding the generation 1 and 2 of ePassport (Biometric).

Gregg (Skip) Bailey, Federal Competency Director with Technology Strategy and Architecture Platform, Deloitte Consulting LLC

Dr. Gregg Bailey joined Deloitte Consulting LLC as a Federal Competency Director with the Technology Strategy and Architecture Platform. Gregg brings to Deloitte excellent private and public sector career credentials that add to Deloitte's Technology competency. His knowledge of data center consolidation and operations, network design and deployment and IT services management, coupled with his outstanding reputation and record of performance within the Department of Justice will build upon to the services Deloitte currently offers our clients.

In his most recent position as CIO, Gregg addressed strategy, organization, process and technology issues that impacted both the IT domain and key ATF mission domains. This included changing the culture of ATF IT into a customer service organization, successfully handling $350 million of managed services contracts, relocating a data center and refreshing more than 7,000 desktops without interruption of service, dramatically improving the information security profile of the organization and establishing a strategic planning process that is now being used by the entire Bureau.

Prior to his role at ATF, Gregg was responsible for all IT assets of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). His role included management of approximately 700 employees and 300 contractors and an annual operating budget of approximately $250 million. Specific relevant projects included upgrade of the FBI communications infrastructure with more than 1,000 nodes, a refresh of more than 35,000 desktops world-wide, and a dramatic improvement to the IT Planning and Architecture function for the FBI.

Mark BowerMark Bower, Vice President of Product Management, Voltage Security

At Voltage Security Mark Bower is responsible for the strategy, vision, and lifecycle of the company's multiple data protection product lines and service offerings which provide data centric protection. Mark is an Electrical Engineer, with specialization in Cryptography and Data Security, PKI, Identity Management, Authentication and Encryption. Mark has been in the IT Security industry 19 years - where he has worked on security projects with Fortune 500 firms in UK, Australia, and the United States and in many cases on global data privacy technology solutions. He is based in the US.

John BradleyJohn Bradley, CSO, ooTAO Inc.

John Bradley is the CSO at ooTao Inc. He serves on the OASIS XRI, XDI, and ORMS Technical Committees. He is a member and participant in the OpenID Foundation, and the InfoCard Foundation/OSIS as a proposer and contributor to the PAPE and openID InfoCard specs. As co-founder, SVP and chief scientist at Group Telecom, John designed and implemented some of the first-ever metropolitan fibre optic networks to deliver gigabit Ethernet services — network models that have since been replicated all over the world. He also helped turn GT into Canada's most successful CLEC — with 400,000kms of fibre, 1500 employees and a quarter-billion-dollar revenue run rate. He provided design and consulting services for Westel and helped develop Cyberstore Systems into one of the first commercial Internet service providers in British Columbia.

Tim BrownTim Brown, VP and Chief Architect for Security Management, CA, Inc.

Tim Brown is the VP and Chief Architect for Security Management at CA. He has overall technical direction and oversight responsibilities for the CA security products. This includes Identity Management, Server Security, Data Leakage Protection, Web Access management and SSO. With over 20 years of information security expertise, Brown has been involved in many areas of security including compliance, threat research, vulnerability management, consumer and enterprise identity and access management, network security, encryption and managed security services. In his career, Brown has worked with many companies and government agencies to implement sound and practical security policies and solutions.

Prior to joining CA he spent 12 years at Symantec where in the CTO office he was responsible for companywide technical architecture, integration, gap analysis and technical strategy. Prior to joining the Symantec CTO office Brown focused on Symantec's enterprise security architecture and the collection, correlation and prioritization of security data. Brown joined Symantec through the company's acquisition of Axent Technologies. At Axent he was responsible for the Identity Management, SSO and multifactor authentication products. Brown is also an avid inventor with 14 filed patents in the security field. He is active in promoting cross industry initiatives and has participated on a number of standards boards.

Brown earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from MCLA and has participated Wharton School of Business Executive Education program.

Debbie Bucci, Integration Services Center Program Lead at Center for Information Technology (CIT), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Debbie Bucci is the Integration Services Center Program Lead at Center for Information Technology (CIT), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), and is the principal program manager for both the NIH Federated Identity Service and the enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) efforts. In 2008, along with her other colleagues, she received the NIH Director's Award in recognition of her work with NIH Federated Authentication.

Mary Ellen CallahanMary Ellen Callahan, Chief Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

March 9, 2009, Mary Ellen Callahan became the Chief Privacy Officer of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Prior to joining the Department, Ms. Callahan specialized in privacy, data security, and consumer protection law as a partner at Hogan & Hartson, LLP, where she worked for more than ten years. She was the Co-Chair of Online Privacy Alliance, a self-regulatory group of corporations and associations established to create an environment of trust and foster the protection of individuals' privacy online. Ms. Callahan also served as Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association's Privacy and Information Security Committee of the Antitrust Division.

A frequent author and speaker on privacy issues, she was selected in 2008 as a "Band 1" privacy and data security lawyer in the United States by Chambers and Partners. Ms. Callahan holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to law school, Callahan worked at the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress as part of the Special Task Force on the Development of Parliamentary Institutions in Eastern Europe.

The Privacy Office is responsible for privacy compliance across the Department, which includes assuring that the technologies used by the Department to protect the United States sustain, and do not erode, privacy protections relating to the use, collection, and disclosure of personal and Department information. The Privacy Office also has oversight of all privacy policy matters, including compliance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Freedom of Information Act of 1966 (as amended), and the completion of Privacy Impact Assessments, as required by the E-Government Act of 2002 and Section 222 of the Homeland Security Act, (as amended).

Additionally, Ms. Callahan serves as the Department's Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer where responsibilities include assuring consistent and appropriate agency-wide statutory compliance and harmonized program and policy implementation.

Ron CarpinellaRon Carpinella, Vice President of Identity Management, Equifax

Ron Carpinella is Vice President of Identity Management at Equifax providing leadership for the company's business and product strategy to support the Identity Ecosystem. As a leader in the field of User Centric Identity, he has presented at numerous conferences including Burton Catalyst & RSA Security and before the Federal Government on the capabilities and requirements for future use.

Prior to Equifax, Mr. Carpinella served in leadership roles at Google, Flycast, Relevant Knowledge and other internet technology visionaries, facilitating each in achieving significant growth and expansion in new markets. He sits on the boards the Information Card Foundation (ICF) and the Center for Identity Management Research (CAIMR) and is a graduate of both Purdue University and Duke University.

Ramaswamy ChandramouliRamaswamy Chandramouli, Supervisory Computer Scientist, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST

Dr. Ramaswamy Chandramouli (Mouli) is a supervisory computer scientist in the Computer Security Division, Information Technology Laboratory at NIST. He is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications and 2 text books in the areas of Role-based access control models, Model-based Test Development, Policy Specification & Validation, Conformance Testing of Smart Card Interfaces and Identity Management. Mouli holds a M.S in Operations Research from University of Texas (USA) and a Ph.D in Information Technology Security from George Mason University (USA).

Breno de Medeiros, Security Engineer, Google, Inc.

Breno de Medeiros is interested in information security issues, including aspects of authentication, privacy, usability, and accountability. In his current position at Google, Inc., Breno provides technical leadership to the design and development of identity systems, in particular the Google Accounts OpenID Identity Provider service. He has published original research in cryptographic protocols and information security topics. He has also contributed to several open standards, including extensions to the OpenID standard and the OAuth core specification. Breno holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Jodi Florence, Idology Inc.

As the marketing director for identity verification provider, IDology, Inc., Jodi Florence has been actively involved in the identity market for over three years. In addition to overseeing the marketing efforts at IDology, she participated in IDology's efforts as a member of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force last year and is actively involved with the Information Card Foundation. Her marketing experience spans 15 years in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

Mike Gotta, Principal Analyst, Burton Group

Mike Gotta is a Principal Analyst at Burton Group. His research agenda focuses on societal, business, and technology trends related to collaboration and social computing. Mr. Gotta has been in the IT industry since 1980. He has over 13 years experience as an industry analyst advising global organizations on best practices related to teaming, community-building, and social networking initiatives. As an IT industry analyst, Mike has published hundreds of articles on collaboration and social computing trends. Mike is a recognized subject-matter expert and a frequent speaker at industry events. He is also an avid blogger (http://mikeg.typepad.com).

Jim HarperJim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, CATO Institute

As director of information policy studies, Jim Harper focuses on the difficult problems of adapting law and policy to the unique problems of the information age. Harper is a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. His work has been cited by USA Today, the Associated Press, and Reuters. He has appeared on Fox News Channel, CBS, and MSNBC, and other media. His scholarly articles have appeared in the Administrative Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, and the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. Recently, Harper wrote the book Identity Crisis: How Identification Is Overused and Misunderstood. Harper is the editor of Privacilla.org, a Web-based think tank devoted exclusively to privacy, and he maintains online federal spending resource WashingtonWatch.com. He holds a J.D. from UC Hastings College of Law.

Karyn Higa-Smith, Program Manager for Identity Management, DHS Science and Technology Directorate's Command, Control and Interoperability (CCI) Division

Karyn Higa-Smith is the Program Manager for Identity Management in the DHS Science and Technology Directorate's (DHS S&T) Command, Control and Interoperability (CCI) Division, which through a practitioner-driven approach, creates and deploys information resources-standards, frameworks, tools, and technologies-to enable seamless and secure interactions among homeland security stakeholders. With its Federal, State, Local and Tribal partners, CCI is working to strengthen capabilities to communicate, share, visualize, analyze, and protect information.

Giles HogbenGiles Hogben, Network Security Policy Expert, European Network & Information Security Agency (ENISA)

Giles Hogben works on identifying emerging security risks at ENISA, the European Network and Information Security Agency in Greece. He is currently working on a risk assessment of cloud computing infrastructures. He has published numerous papers on Identity Management, Privacy and the Semantic Web, including most recently a widely cited report on "Privacy Features of European eID Card Specifications". Before joining ENISA, he was a researcher at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra, and led work on private credentials in the EU PRIME project (Privacy and Identity Management for Europe), managed by IBM Research, Zurich. He graduated from Oxford University in 1994.

Alexander B. Howard, Associate Editor, SearchCompliance.com

Alexander B. Howard is the associate editor of SearchCompliance.com at TechTarget. His work there focuses on how regulations affect IT operations, including issues of data protection, privacy, security and enterprise strategy. He joined TechTarget as an editor at WhatIs.com in the spring of 2006. There, he wrote and edited definitions, sent out the "Word of the Day" email newsletter, blogged, podcasted and worked with interactive and social media. Prior to joining TechTarget, he worked as a knowledge broker, Web designer, carpenter, garde manger, teacher, health columnist and IT consultant. Alexander graduated from Colby College in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in biology and sociology. In his spare time, Alexander enjoys running with his greyhound, reading, microblogging, fishing, cycling, gardening, cooking and hiking.

Philip HoyerPhilip Hoyer, Security Architect, The Office of the CTO, ActivIdentity

Philip Hoyer is a Senior Architect in the Office of the CTO of ActivIdentity. His main responsibilities are technical strategy, technical presales, strategic partnerships and representation of ActivIdentity on standards bodies such as IETF and OATH, where he recently was appointed technical co-chair. He is a recognized subject matter expert for authentication, especially in the area of financial services and e-government, and regularly speaks at major conferences. He joined ActivIdentity in 2004 as result of it's acquisition of ASPACE solutions, a UK based company delivering authentication solutions to the financial services market. He has over 15 years experience architecting, building and delivering IT solutions, much of which was gained working as a solutions architect for a large consultancy. He holds a first class honors degree in Software Engineering from Westminster University.

Anil JohnAnil John, Technical Lead for DHS S&T's Identity Management Testbed, Johns Hopkins University - APL

Anil John, Johns Hopkins University - APL, is the Technical Lead for DHS S&T's Identity Management Testbed. DHS S&T's Identity Management Testbed evaluates various identity and access control architectures and technologies, provides the infrastructure and engineering resources needed to develop proof-of-concept solutions, and conducts pilot experiments that serve the needs of the multiple DHS Operational Components and their partners at the Federal, State, Local and Tribal levels.

Marc Massar, Senior Implementation Manager, Semtek

As a leader in technology, security and encryption management, Marc Massar has been sought after and consulted by both Government and Industry for assistance with political policy, strategic roadmaps and product development. Currently, Marc assists global organizations in the financial services industry with the deployment of enterprise IT and security solutions. Previously at First Data Corporation (the world's largest processor of electronic payment transactions), Marc's insight into encryption management was instrumental as he developed and deployed the global encryption strategy, encompassing all aspects of data protection with encryption, while serving as the lead architect for the Global Encryption Program. Marc is a member of the OASIS EKMI (Enterprise Key Management Infrastructure) Technical Committee and KMIP (Key Management Interoperability Protocol) TC, has been a vocal advocate for application integration to encryption services. Marc holds a degree from Occidental College, is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and is also Infosec Assessment Methodology certified by the National Security Agency.

Paul Miller, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Uniloc

Paul Miller, senior vice president of marketing at Uniloc, oversees marketing and strategy. Uniloc's patented innovation in physical device fingerprinting, upheld by a US federal court infringement judgment of $388M in April '09, uniquely identifies any physical computing device including PC's, mobile phones, network routers or game consoles.
As real-world value migrates to "the cloud", Paul often speaks on the fundamental importance of identifying and securing the net's physical "edge" to control online privacy and fraud for all connected services.

Paul's prior experiences include the managing director of mobile security worldwide at Symantec, managing director of mobile commerce at Gemplus (now Gemalto) and he has SaaS, PKI and DRM backgrounds from Lotaris, GTE CyberTrust and Rainbow Technologies.

He has served in leadership roles with various security organizations including co-chair of Liberty Alliance's mobile business group, chair of Liberty's strong authentication effort, board member at Radicchio and board member for Global Chipcard Alliance.

Ron Plesco, CEO, National Cyber Forensic Training Alliance Foundation (NCFTA)

A nationally renowned Information Security & Privacy Attorney with 14 years experience in Information Assurance/Privacy, Identity Management and Computer Crime Law, Ronald E. Plesco, Jr. recently became the CEO of the Private Sector and federally funded National Cyber Forensic Training Alliance Foundation (NCFTA). The NCFTA brings together local, state, and federal/international law enforcement and INTEL entities, private sector companies, and academic institutions to functionally collaborate and develop intelligence on cyber crime threats and methods. A co-founder of the NCFTA in 1997, Ron is now managing several initiatives to develop INTEL on the hacking and criminal methodologies involved with ID theft/credit card fraud, stock manipulation, software piracy and pharmaceutical fraud.

Previously, Ron founded and served as the Director of the SRA (SRX) Privacy/Information Assurance Division. As a Privacy SME he coined the phrase "operationalization of privacy" and was the Lead for the US-VISIT Border Security, TSA Secure Flight Program, and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy office contracts in addition to being the Program Manager for the development of the SRA team at the DHS National Cyber Security Division/ USCERT. For seven years, Ron served at the pleasure of Governor Tom Ridge as the Director of Public Safety Policy. Immediately following Sept 11th he was selected to Chair the Cyber Attacks Committee for the PA Homeland Security Council.

A former prosecutor, Ron's unique experience and non-traditional speaking style have made him a prolific presenter for private and public organizations. Recent audiences have included the National Association of Attorney's General, the US Army War College, CIO Magazine forum, RSA, DOJ, DON CIO, IAFCI, NAIC, FBI, the Energy Association, and private keynotes for Fortune 100 companies.

Rakesh RadhakrishnanRakesh Radhakrishnan, Chief Identity Architect and Lead Technologist in the Communications Market Area, Sun Microsystems

Rakesh Radhakrishnan is the Chief Identity Integration Architect and Lead Technologist in the Communications Market Area of Sun. He has covered Telecom Companies, Network Equipment Providers (NEP), Independent Software Vendors (ISV) and Service Provider accounts in Europe, Canada, USA and Latin America. He has over 15 years of experience and has an MBA (MIS) and MS (MIT). He is also the FAM Product Lead for the Software Sales Organization, in Sun. He is an active member of Customer Engineering Council (CEC) and was the Chairman of a Working Group on Container Alignment Engine (CAE patent received from Europe and US) and the patent on STAR. He also has Defensive Disclosures on Correlated Identity.

He has published more than 50 papers on IT Architectures (Frameworks, Process and Techniques) and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events including IDTrust, ITU, DIDW, OMG, TOG, CMG, IRM, SuperG, SunNetwork, Java ONE, Stanford University and Oxford University, etc. He has led multiple Architecture Workshops and Architecture Assessments for IT Consolidation and Network Identity projects. He was recently featured on Officer Outlook for his work on Aligning Architectural Approaches (Sun's WS-Incite Award for 2005). He is the recipient of the "Above and Beyond" award from the Sun/Nortel team in 2007 and also the "Outstanding Contributor Award" from SEI. He was selected as a "Stellar Volunteer" amongst 25 such volunteers from Sun Celebrating 25 years.

Rakesh is also certified by The Open Group (on TOGAF 8), SEI (as a SW Architect) and OGC (Prince 2 and ITIL). He has Green Belt Six Sigma training. He is an ECCSE (Enterprise Computing Certified Systems Engineer -Competency 2000- from Sun) and a Systems Architect Pro (from Peoplesoft). He is the Author of the series of Books titled "Identity and Security", "Identity and Policy" and its sequel "Identity and Context" (2009). He is working on a 4th book titled "Identity and Transparency". His blog can be found at http://www.network-identity.com.

Drummond ReedDrummond Reed, Executive Director, Information Card Foundation

Drummond Reed (http://xri.net/=drummond.reed) is Executive Director of the Information Card Foundation (http://informationcard.net). He is also co-chair of the OASIS XRI (Extensible Resource Identifier - http://www.oasis-open.org/xri) and XDI (XRI Data Interchange - http://www.oasis-open.org/xdi) Technical Committees. He was a founding board member of the OpenID Foundation (http://www.openid.net) and currently serves as secretary of XDI.ORG (http://www.xdi.org) and a Steward of Identity Commons (http://www.idcommons.net). He is also a founder and director of Seattle-based Cordance Corporation (http://www.cordance.net). A recipient of the 2002 Digital Identity Pioneer Award from DigitalIDWorld, Drummond blogs on identifiers, identity, and data sharing at www.equalsdrummond.name.

Mary Ruddy, Founder, Meristic, Inc.

Mary Ruddy, founder of Meristic, Inc., is a founding Board Member of the Information Card Foundation and Chief Steward of Identity Commons. She also founded and co-leads the Eclipse Higgins project, an identity management framework that includes an open source implementation of Information Cards. Her work involves software projects and communities that address internet identity issues and trusted information sharing.

John SaboJohn T. Sabo, CISSP, Director, Global Government Relations, CA, Inc. and Member of the board of the International Security Trust and Privacy Alliance (ISTPA)

John Sabo is Director, Global Government Relations for CA, Inc., providing expertise in the use of security and privacy technologies in trusted infrastructures.

Mr. Sabo is very active in industry-focused cyber security and critical infrastructure protection initiatives. He is a board member and past President of the Information Technology-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC); member of the IT-Sector Coordinating Council, where he also serves on the Executive Committee; and Immediate Past Chair of the ISAC Council, which addresses cross- sector information sharing issues impacting national critical sectors. Mr. Sabo also serves as a member of the IDtrust Member Section Steering Committee, established by the OASIS standards organization, and focusing on identity and trusted infrastructure technologies, policies, and practices.

Mr. Sabo is also active in information privacy. He is an appointed member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and is a past member of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB), a federal advisory committee managed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Mr. Sabo has also served as a member of the Privacy and Security Task Force organized by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the State Alliance for e-Health. He is a board member and President of the non-profit International Security Trust and Privacy Alliance (ISTPA), which has published an operational privacy framework and other privacy-related studies. He served as editor and co-author of ISTPA's "Analysis of Privacy Principles: An Operational Study," published in 2007.

Before working in the private sector, Mr. Sabo was Director of the U.S. Social Security Administration's Electronic Services Staff and recognized as a leader in the development of e-government services. He is an invited speaker at international security and privacy conferences, has authored published journal articles, and contributes to technical studies on security, privacy and trust issues. He holds degrees from King's College (Pennsylvania) and the University of Notre Dame, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Anil SaldhanaAnil Saldhana, Lead Security Architect, Middleware, Red Hat Inc.

Anil Saldhana is the lead security architect for middleware at Red Hat Inc, overseeing the security development aspects of the middleware line of products at Red Hat. He represents Red Hat at many security related technical committees and working groups at the Oasis, W3C and JCP. He is an elected member of the Oasis IDTrust Steering Committee as well as the co-chair of Oasis XSPA and EKMI Technical Committees. He also is the secretary of the OASIS Security Services (SAML) Technical Committee and a frequent speaker/panelist at conferences around the world.

Ari SchwartzAri Schwartz, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT)

Ari Schwartz is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). Schwartz's work focuses on increasing individual control over personal and public information. He promotes privacy protections in the digital age and expanding access to government information via the Internet. He regularly testifies before Congress and Executive Branch Agencies on these issues.

Schwartz also leads the Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC), anti-spyware software companies, academics, and public interest groups dedicated to defeating spyware. In 2006, Schwartz won the RSA award for Excellence in Public Policy for his work building the ASC and other efforts against spyware. He was also named one of the Top 5 influential IT security thinkers of 2007 by Secure Computing Magazine.

Schwartz currently serves as a member of the U.S. Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board.

Badri SriramanBadri Sriraman, Chief Architect & Development Manager, Identity & Credentialing, Unisys Corporation

Badri Sriraman is Chief Architect & Development Manager, Identity & Credentialing, Unisys Corporation. He directs a global team of 100+ practitioners of Unisys identity framework assets to build eID solutions with biometric & smartcard technologies. He has implemented large-scale Civil ID and border security programs for first world to third world countries. He has travelled to many countries to conduct workshops and influence government ID program initiatives to help align vision and execution. Recently he is also directing research & development towards extending identity and credentialing assets for the airport security and border access control.

Prior to joining Unisys he spent 12 years as technology consultant for Federal and commercial sector, he was responsible for technical architecture, integration, technical strategy and solution development in various capacities. Badri earned his Master of Science degree in computer science in Johns Hopkins University. He has written & presented papers at OMG & Open Group on Event-Driven Architectures and SOA.

Jeff StapletonJeff Stapleton, CTO, Cryptographic Assurance Services LLC

Mr. Stapleton has over twenty years of experience in the security, financial and healthcare industries. His areas of expertise include payment systems, cryptography, PKI, biometrics, authentication and trusted time stamps. He has participated in developing X9 and ISO standards and is the current chair of the X9F4 Cryptographic Protocols and Application Security working group since 1998.

Mr. Stapleton has over twenty years of experience in the security, financial and healthcare industries. His areas of expertise include payment systems, cryptography, PKI, biometrics, authentication and trusted time stamps. He has participated in developing X9 and ISO standards and is the current chair of the X9F4 Cryptographic Protocols and Application Security working group since 1998. He is also the President and Founder of the Information Assurance Consortium.

Denise TayloeDenise Tayloe, Founder, President and CEO, Privo

Denise Tayloe co-founded Privo in early 2001, inspired by the opportunities and challenges of implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) which became effective in 2000. Her vision for Privo is to help consumers manage their digital identities and to create a software solution that would help companies effectively interact with children while in compliance with the federal and state laws. Privo bridges the gap between the competing privacy and commerce interests of consumers and businesses, with a special focus on the protection of kids' privacy.

Denise has become a recognized leader and authority in permission and identity management, has been an invited speaker on the subject at conferences regarding children's privacy issues across the globe, and has been published in the official newsletter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and BNA.

Ms. Tayloe has also conducted private workshops to help companies understand the intricacies of COPPA and how to maintain customer relationships within legal boundaries. Ms. Tayloe has more than 15 years experience in business development, sales, finance and the development of companies innovating and providing business and technology related services. She was a senior auditing consultant with Arthur Andersen for small business and developing technology companies. She completed her CPA after graduating Magna Cum Laude from George Mason University with a degree in Accounting and Finance.

Don Thibeau, Executive Director, OpenID Foundation

Don Thibeau is the Executive Director of The Open ID Foundation, www.oidf.net a standards organization representing the leaders in social media technology. He joined the foundation at the beginning of 2009 to position the organization and its membership for long-term growth. Thibeau has a rich background in the data, identity and social layers of the phone and web "trusted" transactions. He has both enterprise and entrepreneurial management in consortium-based business models for data, analytics and web content. . An information technology industry expert, Thibeau has had senior management positions with leading organizations including TransUnion, Reed Elsevier and LexisNexis. Thibeau is a frequent guest speaker and has testified before Congress on topics including data privacy and regulatory issues. He is a former Presidential appointee and White House liaison for the US Synthetic Fuels Corporation, and has authored numerous articles.

John Tolbert, Identity and Authorization Controls Architect, The Boeing Company

John Tolbert is the Identity and Authorization Controls Architect for The Boeing Company. In this role, John develops and implements identity and authorization strategies and consults with business partners. John also provides technical leadership for the web access management architecture. As the former identity federation product manager, he worked on some of the first identity federation projects in the industry. John also managed the identity federation partner engagement process and built governance processes to support the business model.

John is a member of the OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications and XACML TCs, and is the liaison between OASIS and the Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP). He is also a member of Project Concordia and the Kantara Initiative, and serves on several software vendors' customer advisory boards.

Prior to his involvement in identity management, John was the firewall product manager and deployed VPN services. Before coming to The Boeing Company, John worked in system administration and computing security in the manufacturing and accounting fields. He received a BA degree from the University of Louisville.

In addition to his professional duties, John enjoys making electronic music and photographing landscapes and wildlife across all the continents and oceans of the world.

Brian Tokuyoshi, Product Marketing Manager, PGP Corporation

Brian Tokuyoshi is a product marketing manager for PGP Corporation, overseeing the PGP Encryption Platform. He has a 14 year history of working with identity management and security organizations. Prior to PG Corporation, Brian served as product marketing manager for ActivIdentity, where he oversaw the smart card management systems and strong authentication solutions. He also worked on developing the Sun Microsystem's original identity management platform, and also served as the senior market analyst for The Radicati Group, covering the PKI and Directory Server markets.

Alice Wang, Director, Burton Group

Alice Wang advises clients on strategic approaches associated with identity and access management, security and risk management, and operations and process improvement as part of Burton Group's consulting organization, with the intersect between social media and identity and security concerns one of her current focus areas. Prior to joining Burton Group, Alice performed duties as a systems engineer, project manager, and industry consultant at Sun Microsystems and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has assisted Fortune 500 companies with designing and / or implementing large scale IT projects, authored numerous whitepapers, and has been a frequent speaker at many industry events.

Michael WillettMichael Willett, President, WillettWorks and Member of the board of the International Security Trust and Privacy Alliance (ISTPA)

Dr. Michael Willett's career in security and privacy includes numerous invited talks, refereed publications, and several senior-level positions, including: university faculty in mathematics and computer science, cryptography research at IBM, self-encrypting storage at Seagate. Michael also serves on the Board and chairs the ISTPA Privacy Management Reference Model Working Group.

J. Brent Williams, Chief Technology Officer, Anakam, Inc.

Brent Williams is the CTO of Anakam, Inc, and currently leads the corporate efforts at defining the market needs and product direction around standards-based multi-factor authentication for extremely large scale audiences. He leads the company's interface across the technical standard committees, certification organizations, and client technical interface. He works with customers across healthcare, government, education, and e-commerce markets on their next-generation identity solutions and innovative solutions around strong authentication for protecting privacy and consent management.

Brent has over 15 years of experience leading programs in national security and information security for both the commercial markets and government. Prior to Anakam, Brent was with SRA International, Greenwich Technology Partners, GlobalOne, and BBN. His experience includes international telecommunications and product development as well a complex systems engineering.

He graduated from the US Naval Academy and served as a nuclear submarine officer in the US Navy and received his Master's degree from Johns Hopkins University in engineering.