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People on the Move
Original Press Release
People on the Move
Press release date: February 4, 2011
People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. Jeremy Grant has joined the Information Technology Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as a senior executive advisor. In this role, Mr. Grant will manage the establishment of a National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). A new initiative stemming from President Obama's Cyberspace Policy Review, NSTIC will focus on establishing identity solutions and privacy-enhancing technologies to improve the security and convenience of sensitive online transactions. An expert in identity and cybersecurity issues, Mr. Grant has served in a range of leadership positions in government and industry. Most recently, Mr. Grant was chief development officer for ASI Government (formerly Acquisition Solutions, Inc.), a consulting firm focused on helping government agencies improve results. Mr. Grant is also a former co-chair of the Identity Management Committee at TechAmerica (previously the Information Technology Association of America). Earlier in his career, Mr. Grant served in the Intelligent Technologies Division at MAXIMUS, a government services firm, where he led the division's Security and Identity Management practice and played a major role in a number of federal identity and security programs. He spent three years with Washington Research Group as the firm's identity and cybersecurity market analyst. Mr. Grant began his career as a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate, where he drafted legislation that laid the groundwork for smart card and PKI efforts within the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. General Services Administration.