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Jenn Behrens, Kuma

Jenn Behrens, Kuma

IDESG Plenary Chair

Jenn Behrens specializes in privacy and identity management. She is Partner & EVP Privacy for Kuma, and Chief Privacy Officer of Verato. Jenn focuses on supporting organizations in transition from compliance to commitment in privacy excellence in identity management. She is IDESG Plenary Chair, (formerly Privacy Committee Chair), and is IAPP...

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Salvatore D’Agostino, ID machines

Salvatore D’Agostino, ID machines

IDESG President, Small Business & Entrepreneurs Stakeholder Delegate

Salvatore (Sal) D’Agostino is President of IDESG and serves as the Small Business and Entrepreneurs Stakeholder Delegate on the IDESG Management Council. He is the founder and CEO of IDmachines, LLC, a provider of technical automation and services to identity, credentialing, access control, security, machine learning/analytics and technology ...

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Mary Hodder, Customer Commons

Mary Hodder, Customer Commons

IDESG Vice President, Usability & Human Factors Stakeholder Delegate

Mary Hodder is very active in the privacy and personal data control field and has been writing online about privacy for 12 years, working on various technologies to build in “privacy by design.” She is a founding member of the Open Notice Initiative, a founding board member of Customer Commons, and consults widely on these issues for pr...

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Hans Vargas, State of Indiana Office of Technology

Hans Vargas, State of Indiana Office of Technology

IDESG Secretary

Hans Vargas serves as Information Security Analyst at the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT) where he is the project lead for the State of Indiana Cybersecurity project: IN-ISAC.  He received his Bachelor in Systems Engineering from Universidad Privada del Norte, Trujillo - Peru in 2004. He has worked for IBM Peru, consulted for PetroPeru...

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Mark DiFraia, MorphoTrust

Mark DiFraia, MorphoTrust

IDESG Treasurer

Mark DiFraia is Secretary of IDESG and Management Council Delegate At Large. He is currently the senior director of market development for MorphoTrust USA, leading its newest market solution which transforms trusted and established identities into assets that will drive customer service operations across state agencies. His expertise has been large...

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Steve Mednick, Private Law Firm Attorney

Steve Mednick, Private Law Firm Attorney

IDESG Management Council Ombudsman

Steve Mednick is the IDESG Management Council Ombudsman. He is the principal of the Law Offices of Steven G. Mednick in New Haven, CT. His experience in government covers the gambit of issues from major technology transactions to contract negotiation, from specialized construction litigation to the analysis of government systems and advising on alt...

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David Batchelor, Life Med ID

David Batchelor, Life Med ID

IDESG At-Large Delegate

David Batchelor is LifeMed ID’s Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. David also serves as Chief Relations Officer and Board Member for OrangeHook, an investment group, and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for S.M.A.R.T. Association, a sister company to LifeMed ID that offers provider marketing and operations enhancement serv...

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Kelley Sullivan, United States Postal Service

Kelley Sullivan, United States Postal Service

IDESG U.S. Federal Stakeholder Delegate

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Denise G. Tayloe

Denise G. Tayloe

Co-Founder & CEO, PRIVO

Denise G. Tayloe is a recognized leader and authority in online identity and privacy management with more than a decade of experience in the online privacy industry. As co-founder and CEO of PRIVO, founded in 2001, Tayloe helps companies navigate the opportunities and challenges of implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) a...

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Michael Garcia, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Michael Garcia, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Ex Officio Member

Mike Garcia is the U.S. Federal Government Stakeholder Delegate on the IDESG Management Council. He serves as the senior executive advisor for identity management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and is the acting director of the National Strategy for Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). His focus is on working to catalyze a marke...

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Jim Barnett, AARP

Jim Barnett, AARP

IDESG Consumer Advocates Stakeholder Delegate

Jim Barnett is a senior strategic advisor at AARP, where he tracks market trends in media, technology and digital engagement. He leads development of AARP's strategy to enter the emerging market for trusted digital identity credentials, and serves on the board of Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Inc. He also has worked as an internal consultant to...

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Dave Burhop, Virginia Dept. of Motor Vehicles

Dave Burhop, Virginia Dept. of Motor Vehicles

IDESG US State/Local/Tribal Govt Stakeholder Delegate

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia - Department of Motor Vehicles For the past 17 years, David Burhop has led large divisions within organizations and continues to do so within the DMV. Burhop’s teams have been recognized by multiple organizations such as the Harvard School of Government (Patient/...

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Jack Suess, Univeristy of Maryland Baltimore County

Jack Suess, Univeristy of Maryland Baltimore County

Research, Development, Education & Innovation

As the Vice President of Information Technology for the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Mr. Suess, is UMBC’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mr. Suess is an alum of UMBC and has worked at UMBC since 1981. He holds a B.A. Mathematics and M.S. Information Systems. Throughout the years he has taught a number of courses at UMBC, includi...

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Adam Madlin, Symantec

Adam Madlin, Symantec

IDESG Identity & Attribute Providers Stakeholder Delegate

Adam Madlin is the Identity and Attribute Providers Stakeholder Delegate on the IDESG Management Council. He is the solutions leader for federal identity and enterprise security in U.S. public sector strategic programs at Symantec. In this role, Madlin is responsible for strategic identity programs, business development for federal customers and fo...

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Colin Wallis

Colin Wallis

IDESG Interoperability Stakeholder Delegate

Colin Wallis is the Interoperability Stakeholder Delegate on the IDESG Management Council. He also serves as vice chair of IDESG’s International Coordination Committee. Wallis holds leadership positions across the consortium space focusing on information security, privacy and trusted identity – particularly where policy, strategy and t...

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Paul Laurent, Oracle

Paul Laurent, Oracle

IDESG Information Technology Infrastructure Stakeholder Delegate

Paul Laurent is the Information Technology Infrastructure Stakeholder Delegate on the IDESG Management Council. He serves as Oracle’s director of cybersecurity strategy for public sector, health care and higher education. A licensed attorney (Illinois – federal and state practice) with a technologist’s DNA, Laurent brings unique ...

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Mark Coderre, OpenSky

Mark Coderre, OpenSky

IDESG Regulated Industries Stakeholder Delegate

Mr. Coderre is an Information Security Executive with over 25 years of experience protecting information in Healthcare, Insurance, and Financial industries. He is the National Practice Lead for OpenSky Corporation, a professional services firm focused on Information Technology and Risk Management. Mark's areas of expertise are focused in CISO Offic...

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Rene McIver, SecureKey

Rene McIver, SecureKey

IDESG Plenary Vice Chair

Rene McIver, Chief Security Officer, brings over 18 years of information security and privacy experience to SecureKey and is responsible for ensuring the security and privacy posture of SecureKey meets or exceeds both industry best practices and stringent regulatory requirements. To that end, Rene led the effort to achieve FedRAMP compliance for Se...

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Neville Pattinson, Gemalto

Neville Pattinson, Gemalto

IDESG Security Stakeholder Delegate

Neville Pattinson is Treasurer of IDESG and serves as the Security Stakeholder Delegate on the IDESG Management Council. He is the senior vice president for government sales at Gemalto, Inc. and within this role he constantly evangelizes the need to move to secure digital solutions to protect both identity and privacy. Pattinson is a leading exp...

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Matthew Thompson, Xcelerate Solutions

Matthew Thompson, Xcelerate Solutions

IDESG Relying Parties Stakeholder Delegate

As Xcelerate’s Vice President of Strategic Solutions, Matt Thompson develops and manages Xcelerate’s overall portfolio of security-related business, and contributes to its overall corporate strategy. Matt is an industry-recognized thought leader in Identity and Security Management and currently serves as Chair of the Management Council ...

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Ray Kimble, Kimble and Associates

Ray Kimble, Kimble and Associates

IDESG Unaffiliated Individuals Stakeholder Delegate

Ray Kimble is the President of Kimble and Associates and works with multiple clients around the world to address the identity challenge and drive social change. Over the past 15 years, Ray has helped clients develop strategy and implement cutting edge technology projects to address many current-day issues. His work has included brining forensic sci...

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Mary Ellen Condon, Condon Associates

Mary Ellen Condon, Condon Associates

IDESG At Large Delegate

  Ms. Condon is a proven and recognized executive leader with a record of success executing program and engagement delivery in both the Federal Government and in the IT industry. She has extensive experience working with a variety of companies both small and large, in both prime and sub roles for opportunities. She has held positions in the F...

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