Managing Director, Technology Business Strategy, Venable LLP
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.
Jeremy previously established and led 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 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 spent three years as a market analyst focused on identity and cybersecurity. Earlier, he led the Security and Identity Management practice at a systems integrator. Jeremy began his career as a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate, drafting legislation laying the groundwork for U.S. government smart card and PKI efforts, and working on a range of privacy and technology issues.
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 European Payment Summit.