The Information Technology Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that Jeremy Grant is joining the team as a senior executive advisor. Grant has been selected to manage the establishment of a National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).
Grant comes to NIST with a diverse background and understanding of identity and cybersecurity issues, having served in a range of leadership positions spanning government and industry. He began his career as a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate, where he drafted the legislation which laid the groundwork for the Department of Defense and GSA smart card and PKI efforts.
Grant then joined 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 major federal identity and security programs. He then spent three years with Washington Research Group as the firm’s identity and cybersecurity market analyst.
Most recently, Jeremy served as Chief Development Officer for ASI Government (formerly Acquisition Solutions, Inc.), a consulting firm focused on helping government agencies improve results through the application of better acquisition, organizational and program management practices. Grant is also former co-chair of the Identity Management Committee at TechAmerica.