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Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Leadership Nominations

In Wednesday’s reminder about the August 15-16 Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IESG) meeting, we encouraged all Identity Ecosystem stakeholders to review the list of Steering Group leadership nominees and consider nominating others for one of the 18 leadership positions.  Below is the most current list of nominees. Visit the Secretariat's website for daily updates on nominees, information about the nomination process, and to nominate others.  **Nominations will be accepted until 5pm on August 14.** To register for next week’s Steering Group meeting, click here. Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Leadership Nominees as of August 10, 1pm (source):


Chair, Management Council

  • Bob Blakley (Citigroup)
  • Peter Brown
  • Deborah Gallagher (GSA)
  • John Griffin
  • Albert Kinney (HP Enterprise Services)
  • Brett McDowell (PayPal)
  • Jim Williams (Daon)

Chair, Plenary


1. Privacy & Civil Liberties

  • Debra Diener
  • Aaron Titus (Identity Finder, LLC)

2. Usability & Human Factors

  • Darren Kall (Kall Consulting LLC)
  • Mary Ruddy (Meristic, Inc.)

3. Consumer Advocates

  • Lisa Grant, Esq. (SecurPrivacy, Inc.)
  • Kaliya Hamlin (Planetwork)

4. U.S. Federal Government

  • Deborah Gallagher (GSA)
  • Richard Gordon (US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid)
  • Paul Vogel (US Postal Service)

5. U.S. State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government

6. Research, Development, Education & Innovation

  • William Adams (Merit Network, Inc.)
  • Dazza Greenwood (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • John Griffin
  • Randy Vanderhoof (Smart Card Alliance)

7. Identity & Attribute Providers

  • Christopher Catron
  • David Coxe (ID Dataweb, Inc.)
  • Kimberly Little (LexisNexis Risk Solutions)
  • Brett McDowell (PayPal)
  • Zeca Pires (Datacard Group)

8. Interoperability

9. Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure

  • Andre Boysen (SecureKey Technologies)
  • John Bradley (Ping Identity)
  • Allan Foster (Forgerock Inc)
  • Jonathan Hare (Resilient Network Systems)

10. Regulated Industries

  • Robert Krugman (Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc)

11. Small Business & Entrepreneurs

  • Matthew Eggers (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
  • Jim Fenton (OneID Inc.)
  • Jay Unger

12. Security

  • Gregory Keeley (TechAmerica)
  • Neville Pattinson (Gemalto)
  • Richard Weeks (Cyber-Ar Software, Inc.)

13. Relying Parties

  • Frank Caruana (LifeLock)
  • Pete Pouridis (The Neiman Marcus Group)

14. Unaffiliated Individuals

  • Peter Brown

Delegate at Large (2 positions)

  • Matthew Eggers (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
  • Jamil Farshchi (Visa)
  • Ian Glazer
  • Lisa Grant, Esq. (SecurPrivacy, Inc.)
  • John Sapp (McKesson Corporation)
  • Colin Soutar
  • Don Thibeau (Open Identity Exchange)
  • Paul Vogel (US Postal Service)
  • Graham Whitehead (North American Security Products Organization (NASPO))


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