Janice Kephart is a leading biometric and identity expert having testified before the UN Security Council and the US Congress on 19 times upon conclusion of her position as border counsel to the 9/11 Commission where she recommended biometric borders, founded the term 'terrorist travel' and the phrase "we must assure that people are who they say they are."
Janice won the 2015 Women in Biometrics Award, one of five women from over 50 nominated. She was MorphoTrak’s (now Idemia) Homeland Security Director prior to founding Identity Strategy Partners (IdSP), of which she is CEO. IdSP supports the US State Department on next generation identity management development and deployment, and directly supports the US Department of Defense on next generation identity management architecture, acquisition, program management and stakeholder engagement and identity intelligence services. Kephart's nonprofit, Identity Strategy International, supports assessments associated with the United Nations' Legal Identity for Everyone 2030.