Jason Van Sice is Vice President of Aviation for NEC Corporation of America’s Advanced Recognition Systems (ARS) division. He has 20 years’ experience in management consulting with expertise in the areas of biometrics, security and identity management, AI, PKI, and cloud technology. He leads an international team supporting airlines and airports in the application of innovative solutions, improving legacy operations, security, and CX, all driven by well-informed, demanding consumers. Prior to joining NEC, Mr. Van Sice held roles of increasing responsibilities for market leading security technology providers. He has a consistent track record of making new markets, scaling businesses, and assembling best-in-class teams to execute his strategies. Most of these years were spent supporting national security programs focused on biometrics, secure credentials, cloud, and tactically oriented innovation across TSA, FBI, USMS, USCG, US CBP, DHS OBIM, DoS, HHS Cyber Security, and DHS HQ. He gained key aviation experience supporting DHS OBIM and CBP as they developed plans to pursue what is now the CBP Biometric Air Exit program. Mr. Van Sice spent the first part of his career as a Management Consultant for Arthur D. Little, Deloitte Consulting, and Booz | Allen | Hamilton, where he held leadership roles supporting US Government IT security projects involving: PKI, biometrics, identity data interoperability, biometric standards, site exploitation technology, wireless communications, and the establishment of secure credentials (e.g. smart cards) for physical and logical access control. He was primarily focused on economics and business analyses where he developed investment analyses, cost models, strategic plans, and business cases. He also played lead roles in developing data models, enterprise architecture, standard operating procedures (SOP) for in-theater biometric collection, and data interoperability policy. © NEC Corporation 2021 Mr. Van Sice holds a BA in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Mr. Van Sice is actively involved in the following security focused organizations: Identity Technology Association (idTA), International Biometrics and Identity Association (IBIA), American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), Airports Council International - North America (ACI NA), International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Airport Consultants Council (ACC), and Document Security Alliance (DSA). He is also a Member of the Board of Advisors for the University of Richmond’s School of Professional & Continuing Studies, Customer Experience Program.