Currently the Executive Director of Women in Identity, Kate Oldham most recently served as Senior Director for OmniAir Consortium, the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for connected vehicles, ITS, and transportation payment systems. During her tenure, she developed programs for members, including a Women in STEM event that focused on educating college-age women on careers in this field. Prior to that, she was the Project Manager for the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) and promoted the adoption of biometrics as a secure identity solution for a wide range of applications. Kate also worked in the security industry for nearly 10 years, researching such topics as the role of privacy in identity and access management policy.
A cum laude graduate from Temple University, Kate holds a bachelor's degree in criminal Justice. She also earned a master’s degree in Political Management from the George Washington University, graduating with distinguished honors.
A life-long resident of Pennsylvania, Kate is the mother of two teen-aged daughters and an ardent advocate for animal welfare.