former Sr. Executive Advisor NIST; Managing Director, Technology Business Strategy, Venable
Grant is a managing director at Venable, where he works with the firm's clientele to develop growth strategies, identify market solutions and advise on policy impacts across the information technology and cybersecurity and government services. In this role, Grant utilizes his diverse background and deep understanding of business, technical and policy issues around identity, privacy and cybersecurity, having served in a range of leadership positions spanning government and industry. Prior to joining Venable, Grant established and led the National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), the first new cybersecurity program launched by the Obama administration. Housed in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Grant led the administration's activities across private and public sectors to drive a marketplace of more secure, privacy-enhancing identity solutions for online services.