Board of Advisors

With a shared mission to advance identity protection, security, and management, the Center for Identity's Board of Advisors provides guidance on all aspects of the Center's operations, including research and education programs, applications, and outreach.

Patrick Clancey - Chair

Vice President, Strategy and Programs, IDEMIA Identity and Security North America

Ramesh Songukrishnasamy

Chief Technology Officer, HID Global

Patrick Fallon, Jr.

Section Chief-Financial Crimes, Federal Bureau of Investigation

John Boyd

Assistant Director, Futures Identity, Office of Biometric Identity Management, Department of Homeland Security

Patrick J. Lechleitner

Assistant Director, Homeland Security Investigations

Mike Lesko

State Coordinator, Texas Department of Public Safety

Robert Novy

Deputy Assistant Director, US Secret Service

David Boyd

Chief Information Security Officer, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Gary Smith

Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Mid-States Field Division, US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Fons Knopjes

Senior Research & Development Advisor, National Office for Identity Data Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Netherlands