Janice Kephart is a leading biometric and identity expert having testified before the UN Security Council and the US Congress on 19 times upon conclusion of her position as border counsel to the 9/11 Commission where she recommended biometric borders, founded the term ‘terrorist travel’ and the phrase “we must assure that people are who they say they are.” Janice won the 2015 Women in Biometrics Award, one of five women from over 50 nominated. (Cathy Tilton also won that year). She was MorphoTrak’s (now Idemia) Homeland Security Director prior to founding Identity Strategy Partners (IdSP), of which she is CEO. IdSP supports GDIT on biometrics, and directly supports the US Department of Defense Program Manager Biometrics Chief Engineer on next generation identity management architecture, requirements, and acquisition. Janice also leads stakeholder engagement, including staff lead for the Face Recognition Interagency Working Group, supporting 30 programs throughout the federal government and its partners on the development and use of face recognition solutions in alliance with civil rights, liberties and privacy.