Jeremy Grant | President
Better Identity Coalition

Jeremy Grant, President, Better Identity Coalition

Jeremy Grant brings more than 20 years' experience at the intersection of identity, privacy, and cybersecurity, having served in a range of leadership positions spanning government and industry.

He serves as Venable's Managing Director of Technology Business Strategy and is a member of the firm's eCommerce, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Group. In this role, he works with clients to develop growth strategies, identify and exploit market trends, and advise on policy impacts across the IT, cybersecurity, identity, and payments sectors.

Most recently, Jeremy worked as a Managing Director at The Chertoff Group. Before that, he established and led the National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), housed in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); NSTIC was the first new cybersecurity program launched by the Obama administration. There he led the administration’s activities across private and public sectors to drive a marketplace of more secure, privacy-enhancing identity solutions for online services. He also served as NIST’s Senior Executive Advisor for Identity Management. 

Before leading NSTIC, Jeremy was the Chief Development Officer for government services consulting firm ASI Government. He spent three years with Washington Research Group as a market analyst focused on identity, cybersecurity, and government technology. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President for Enterprise Solutions at MAXIMUS, where he led the division's Security and Identity Management practice, playing a major role in a number of major federal identity and security programs. Jeremy began his career as a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate, drafting legislation laying the groundwork for the Department of Defense and civilian agency smart card and PKI efforts.

Jeremy brings a diverse background and deep understanding of business, technical, policy, and finance issues around identity, privacy, and cybersecurity.
Jeremy also serves as Coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, an organization focused on developing and advancing consensus-driven, cross-sector policy solutions that promote better solutions for identity verification and authentication.  He also serves as a member of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Identity Management Standards Advisory Council (IMSAC), and on the advisory board of the Omidyar Network’s digital identity initiative.


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last published: 01/May/19 16:15 GMT

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