Speakers

We are delighted that the speakers listed below will be presenting at connect:ID 2018. Our speakers are carefully selected from a variety of backgrounds, from top-level strategists and policy makers, to those working hands-on with the latest technologies.

Please check back regularly as more names will be released soon.

Visit the program page for more information on the connect:ID conference program.

 

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KEYNOTE: Bryan Hurd

Vice President at Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company, Former Director of Intel Microsoft Cybercrime, Founder US Navy NCIS Cyber CI, USA

The Dark Side of Identity: Terrorists, Spies, and Cyber Criminals


KEYNOTE: Jonathan Turley

J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, The George Washington University Law School, USA

Keynote Address: Identity, privacy, and anonymity


KEYNOTE PANEL: Jane Rhodes-Wolfe

Group Vice President, Head of Corporate Security, Charter Communications, USA

Opening Keynote Panel


Ricarte B Abejuela

Passport Director, Philippines

The Philippine Passport: bridging the path to a National ID


Jerome D. Ajdenbaum

VP, Business Development, IDEMIA, USA

Panel – The case for biometrics in Fintech.


Rob Atkinson

Founder and President, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF), USA

Identity applications of machine learning and data analytics


David Benini

VP, Marketing, Aware Inc., USA

Getting onboard for enrollment


Raffie Beroukhim

General Manager, Senior Vice President, Advanced Recognition Systems, NEC Corporation of America, USA

Fishbowl: Hardening soft targets with ID


Ramsey Billups

VP, North America Federal Systems, Gemalto, USA

Grand Panel Debate – Crystal Ball  


John Boyd

Assistant Director, Futures Identity, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USA

GRAND PANEL DEBATE – ID and security: Crystal ball


Locke Brown

Co-founder and CEO of NuID, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Trustless authentication | Trusted identity: Leveraging blockchain for a new approach to digital security


Céline Canu

Head, Aviation Facilitation, IATA, Canada

Panel - Border Management


Debora Comparin

Head of Standards Taskforce, SIA ID for All, Secure Identity Alliance, France

Bridging the gap between civil registration and identification systems – Technical standards for the developing world


Charles R. Carroll

Senior Vice President, Enrollment Services, IDEMIA, USA

Fishbowl: Hardening soft targets with ID


Rama Chellappa

Minta Martin Professor of Engineering, Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, USA

Panel - The truth about facial recognition.


Mark Clifton

President & CEO Princeton Identity, USA

Panel - Getting to the gate on time: ID for safe and convenient air travel


Neil Costigan

CEO, Behaviosec, Sweden

Cybersecurity: using ID to address insider threats


Amol Deshmuk

Vice President, Mobile Financial Solutions, Gemalto, USA

Panel - Risk-based authentication


Phillip Dunkelberger

CEO, Nok Nok Labs Inc., USA

Panel - Securing the Internet of Things


Michael DeSimone

CEO, Shopkeep, USA

Panel - The case for biometrics in fintech


Charlie Durkin

CEO, Privakey, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Opportunities to Improve Customer Authentication


Troy Eberhardt

Supervisory Forensic Document Examiner, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations Forensic Laboratory, USA

Detecting fraudulent U.S. driver’s licences: An in-depth look into the construction of various counterfeit U.S. driver’s licences


Michael A. Echols

Executive Director and CEO, IACI, USA

Opening Executive Panel
Panel Grand Panel Debate – Crystal Ball  


Stina Ehrensvard

CEO and Founder, Yubico, USA

Panel - Emerging innovations in strong multifactor authentication


Rich Eicher

Founder ID123, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: "Mobile ID" vs "Mobile ID as a Service"


Kelli Emerick

Executive Director of the Secure ID Coalition, USA

PANEL - ID for immigration: the new landscape


Frederic Engel

Strategy and Business Development, Aevatar, France

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: All of me, privately


Vito Fabbrizio

Senior Vice President Product Management, Crossmatch, USA

Panel – Risk-based authentication


Mina Angeles L. Ganzon

Head, ePassport Project Team, Project and IT Support Unit, Office of Consular Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, The Philippines

The Philippine Passport: bridging the path to a National ID


Darrell Geusz

Senior Product Manager, Security, MicroStrategy, USA

Fishbowl: Exploring next generation travel documents


Kevin Gillick

Executive Director, GlobalPlatform, USA

Panel - Securing the Internet of Things


Jeremy Grant

Managing Director, Technology Business Strategy, Venable LLP, USA

The Inevitability of FIDO Authentication 


Paul Grassi

Partner and SVP of Cybersecurity, Easy Dynamics Corp., USA

Panel - Emerging innovations in strong multifactor authentication


David Grauel

HART Program Manager, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), DHS, USA

SPECIAL SESSION: Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) Development


William Graves

Chief Engineer for PM DoD Biometrics, Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (IEW&S), US Army, USA

Panel - Defense: ID in theater


Brian W. Greene

Portfolio Manager, Border and Transportation Security, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), Centre for Security Science (CSS), Department of National Defence, Canada

 Bias in biometrics – How demographic factors impact security and usability


Jim Greenwell

CEO and President, Danal, USA

KBA is dead! Mobile with Biometrics is the last line of defense


Patrick Grother

Biometrics Evaluator, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), USA

Panel - The Truth About Facial Recognition


Luiz Guimarães

OSPT Alliance member representative, OSPT Alliance, Brazil

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: OSPT Alliance: Facilitating the use of Open Standards for e-Drivers’ Licenses in Brazil


Blake Hall

CEO and Founder, ID.me, USA

When secrets are no longer secret: Identity proofing in a post-data breach era


Robert Harbour

Chairman and President, International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), USA

Closing Remarks


Laura Hart

Vice President Business Operations, Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS), USA

Identity in a hyper-connected 5G world


Terry Hartmann

Vice President (Asia Pacific), Cognitec, Australia

Fishbowl: Hardening soft targets with ID


R. Michael Holly

Chairman, ICAO New Technologies Working Group, Director, International Affairs Staff, Passport Services, Department of State, USA

Fishbowl: Exploring next generation travel documents


Terry Hsiao

CEO, Hook Mobile, USA

Panel - Cybersecurity: using ID to address insider threats


Paul Hunter

Chief, Biometrics Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, USA

Panel - ID for immigration: the new landscape


Benji Hutchinson

Senior Director, Washington D.C. Operations, NEC Corporation of America, USA

Panel - Defense: ID in theater


Raj Janu

Product Management - Identity Verification, Document Authentication, IDEMIA, USA

Getting onboard for enrollment


Loffie Jordaan

Business Solutions Architect, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), USA

mDL Interoperability and use: Standardization progress and vision


Stephen Kann

Vice President, Corporate Development, MoneyOnMobile, Inc. USA

Panel – Banking the unbanked


Kabir Kasargod

Senior Director, Business Development, Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions, USA

Panel - Securing the Internet of Things


David Kelts

Director Proofing & Mobile Identity, IDEMIA Digital Labs, USA

Privacy Engineering for Nation-Scale Identity Systems


Alexey Khitrov

CEO & Co-Founder, ID R&D, USA

Speech title TBC


Matt King

Director, SAFE-Biopharma, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: International cross-border trust


Michael King

Associate Professor, School of Computing, Florida Institute of Technology, USA

The truth about facial recognition


Jordie Knoppers

Manager Product Innovation, KLM, The Netherlands

Panel - Getting to the gate on time: ID for safe and convenient air travel


Vladimir Kostiviar

Business Consultant, Innovatrics, Slovakia

Panel - Getting onboard for enrolment.


Magdalena Krajewska

Associate Professor of Political Science, Wingate University, USA

Documenting Americans: A Political History of National ID Card Proposals in the United States, 1915-2017


Amy Krause

Senior Program Manager, Leidos, USA

Panel - Getting to the gate on time: ID for safe and convenient air travel


Yana Krimpe

Chief Executive Office, B.Est Solutions, Azerbaijan

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Associate Partner Use Case: Azerbaijan government digital trading hub


Tovah LaDier

Managing Director, IBIA, USA

Conference Welcome


Sami Lahoud

Senior Vice President of Global Acceptance Strategy and Engagement, Mastercard, USA

Panel - Banking the unbanked


Jean-François Lennon

Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Vision-Box, Portugal

Panel - Getting to the gate on time


Brenda Leong

Senior Counsel and Director of Strategy, Future of Privacy Forum, USA

Privacy implications of identity management by blockchain
 


Jason Lim

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Aviation ID: Modernization in place


Kimberley Little Sutherland

Senior Director, Fraud & Identity Management Strategy, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, USA

Mark Lockie

connect:ID Conference Co-Chair and Managing Director, Science Media Partners, UK

Conference Welcome


James A. Loudermilk

Senior Director, Innovation and Customer Solutions, IDEMIA National Security Solutions, USA

National identity concepts


Shonnie R. Lyon

Director, Office of Biometric Identity Management, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, USA

SPECIAL SESSION: Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) Development


Sunil Madhu

CEO, Socure, USA

Leapfrogging: The impact of machine learning on ID verification


William A. Maheu

Senior Director of Strategic Development, Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions, USA

Keynote Panel


Arif A Mamedov

President, Regula Baltija Ltd., USA

ID verification using mobile platforms


Matt McCrann

Director of Sales and Business Development, Camvi Technologies, USA

Biometrics on the Edge: AI-Powered Solutions for the Next Generation of Biometrics


Michael McDonald

Senior Director, Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated, USA

Panel - Defense: ID in theater


John McMullen

Business Enterprise Specialist, Defense Forensics & Biometrics Agency, USA

Panel - Defense: ID in theater


John Mears

Vice President and Tech Fellow, Leidos, USA

Border management: safer and easier with better ID


Ken Meiser

Chief Compliance and Consumer Support Officer at ID Analytics- A Symantec Company, USA

Title tbc


Adam Migus

Principal, The Migus Group, USA

Panel - ID and blockchain: Compelling use cases


Rob Mikell

Director of Business Development for Government Mobile Solutions, IDEMIA, USA

Policing & Mobile Driver's Licenses: Redefining Safety & Identity in the Digital Age


Frank Mitchell

Chief Technologist and Engineer, Leidos, USA

GRAND PANEL DEBATE – ID and security: Crystal ball


Robert Mungovan

Vice President Biometrics, Aware, Inc. USA

Rethinking the blink – How the next generation of mobile biometric authentication solutions will improve liveness detection and overall security


Mohammed Murad

VP of Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID, USA

Asem Othman

Team Lead, Biometric Science, Veridium, USA

Panel - Banking the unbanked


Jason Oxman

CEO, Electronic Transactions Association, USA

The case for biometrics in Fintech


Neville Pattinson

Senior Vice President, US Federal Government Sales, Government Business Unit, Gemalto Inc., USA

Fishbowl: Exploring next generation travel documents


John A. Peters

New Business Development Manager, OVD Kinegram, Switzerland

Mobile e-Gates


Liliana Petrova

Director Customer Experience CCXP, JetBlue Airways, USA

Panel - Getting to the gate on time


Tony Poole

AJW, Inc., President, Document Security Alliance, USA

Combating fraud: Secure credentials fit for the future


Carl-Markus Piswanger

eGovernment Architect, Austrian Federal Computing Centre, Austria

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: FutureTrust Foundations and Design
Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Future Trust Pilots


Tim Prugar

VP of Operations, Next Caller, USA

Panel - Cybersecurity: using ID to address insider threats


Matthew Pruitt

Chief Federal Solutions Architect, NEC Corporation of America, USA

Panel - Securing the Internet of Things


Michelle Richardson

Deputy Director, Center for Democracy and Technology’s Freedom, Security, and Technology Project, USA

Privacy and civil liberties considerations for a national ID system


David Rihak

Head of Sales and Marketing, ADUCID, Czech Republic

Identity for the digital age - how to meet all the requirements for seamless and efficient eID


Timothy Ruff

CEO, Evernym, USA

Panel - ID and blockchain: Compelling use cases
True self-sovereign identity: The blockchain’s real killer application


Evangelos Sakkopoulos

Assistant Professor and Mobile Solutions Evangelist, University of Piraeus, Greece

Safeguard Your Privacy with Mobile ID


Stephen Santa Ana

Biometrics Project Manager, Identity Intelligence Unit, Terrorist Screening Center, USA

Panel - ID for immigration: the new landscape


Catherine Schulten

VP Product, LifeMed ID, USA

Mobile patient registration – Something we can all look forward to!


Jeff Scott

VP – Sales Americas, Identos, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Convergence of mobile credentials and blockchain identity federation


Andrea Servida

Head of Unit, "eGovernment & Trust, DG-CONNECT, European Commission

Knowledege Exchange Seminar: Future Trust Project


Jon Shamah

Chair of EEMA , Principal, EJ Consultants, UK

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Future Trust Project - Welcome
Knowledge Exchange Seminar: How to engage with FutureTrust?


Stephanie Schuckers

Director, Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), Clarkson University, USA

Panel: The truth about facial recognition


Sherry Stein

Sr. Manager of Projects & Innovation, SITA, USA

Panel - Getting to the gate on time: ID for safe and convenient air travel


Jim Sullivan

Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development, BIO-key, USA

Server-based biometrics – Were we too quick to demonize?


Zoltán Székely

Major, Hungarian National Police, Assistant University Lecturer, Hungary

European innovation for land border mobility


Adam Tangun

VP Business Development Government & Security, Tactilis, Singapore

Panel – Emerging innovations in strong multifactor authentication


Joe Trelin

Senior Vice President, Platform and New Verticals, CLEAR, USA

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SEMINAR: Using biometrics to build a connected world


Antonio Trindade

Associate Chief, Enforcement Systems, U.S. Border Patrol, Border Patrol, USA

Panel - Border management: safer and easier with better ID


Lauren Uppink Calderwood

Lead, Safe and Secure Mobility, Mobility System Initiative, Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum, USA

Fishbowl: Exploring next generation travel documents


Fabrizio V. de Moraes

Biometrics Consultant and Head of Business Development, Biomatica, Brazil

Panel - The case for biometrics in fintech


Arun Vemury

Program Manager, Biometrics Technology Engine at U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Aviation ID: innovation, operations, and interoperability


John Wagner

Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), USA

PANEL - Border management: safer and easier with better ID


Rodger Werner

Special Agent, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, USA

Steve White

Foreign National Strategy Coordinator, UK Police, UK

Panel - Border management


Nicole Williams

Director of Field Marketing, North America, Gemalto, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Aviation ID: Modernization in place


Greg Wolfond

CEO, SecureKey, Canada

State of the digital union: Advancing digital identity globally


Frances Zelazny

Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, BioCatch, USA

Panel - Risk-based authentication


Amy Zirkle

Vice President, Industry Affairs, Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), USA

Joel Zlotnick

Supervisory Physical Scientist, Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Counterfeit Deterrence Laboratory, USA

Knowledge Exchange Seminar: Techniques for developing secure credential designs

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