Michael Magrath

Mike Magrath is a member of the FIDO Alliance’s Privacy and Public Policy Working Group, the Biometrics Institute’s Privacy and Policy Expert Group and the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group’s (IDESG) Board of Directors. The IDESG is a voluntary, public-private partnership built around the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) and is the only independent body dedicated to redefining how people and organizations identify themselves online, by fostering the creation of privacy-enhancing trusted digital identities. He also served as Chairman of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Identity Management Task Force in 2016 to 2017. The Task Force represented HIMSS’ membership with regard to national and industry initiatives on identity management, such as the NSTIC and the IDESG and other national policy and technical efforts.

Mike is currently Director, Global Regulations & Standards at  OneSpan. Prior to OneSpan, he served as Director for Identity Solutions for DrFirst, a leading U.S. health IT solution provider, and focused on streamlining and securing the identity management process for healthcare providers nationwide and increasing the adoption of electronically prescribing controlled substances (EPCS).  Mike previously lead Gemalto’s market and business development activities in the U.S. government and healthcare markets and was a contributing member of the Health Record Banking Alliance, WEDI, HIMSS, the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance and the Secure ID Coalition.

He served as Chairman of the Secure Technology Alliance’s (formerly the Smart Card Alliance) Health & Human Services Council from 2010-2014 where he led initiatives to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology in healthcare. He served as an advisor to the American Medical Association supporting a Center for Disease Control grant to develop and test the viability of a “Health Security Card” to identify and expeditiously treat victims in the event of a disaster.

Mike holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is married with three children and resides in Northern Virginia.