Women In Identity Profiles

Sarah Squire

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Engage Identity: Founder and Principle Consultant

Twitter: @sarahksquire

Sarah Squire is the founder and principal consultant at Engage Identity. She was a co-author on NIST Special Publication 800-63-3. She has acted as a subject matter expert in identity and access management to several open standards groups including NIST, OpenID Foundation and the Kantara Initiative. She works on identity and security technology with a focus on the higher education and government sectors. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Master of Science in Information Management from the University of Washington where she was a NASA Space Grant Scholar. She is also a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP).

See Sarah speaking at:

BSides Seattle http://www.securitybsides.com/w/page/112154857/BsidesSeattle2017

 RSA https://www.rsaconference.com https://youtu.be/lYdfOSCx8Vg

 Cloud Identity Summit (now identiverse) https://www.identiverse.com

Clare Nelson


Clare’s security, identity, and privacy career spans more than 20 years. Her middle name is authentication, and she loves all things identity. She forges identity solution roadmaps and tracks emerging technologies, especially in light of GDPR and PSD2. She recently evaluated 200+ authentication vendors, resulting in the successful acquisition of one. Her crypto passion is the application of Zero-Knowledge Proof.

Clare’s early technical background includes software development of encrypted TCP/IP variants for NSA. She has held leadership positions in product management, marketing, and technology for companies including DEC, EMC2, Dell, Novell, and TeaLeaf Technology (IBM).

Clare is a co-founder of the mentoring organization, C1ph3r_Qu33ns. She headed ClearMark Consulting for 14 years. She is currently Director, Office of the CTO at AllClear ID.

She is a sought-after keynote speaker and author. Clare’s journal publications include Multi-Factor Authentication: What to Look For; plus Security Metrics: An Overview. She has delivered papers and talks at Cloud Identity Summit, AppSec USA, HackFormers, BSides, 2015 FTC Panel, LASCON, ISSA, InfraGard, and Fortune 500 financial services organizations. She was recently a guest speaker for the BioMetAuth podcast.

She has a B.S. in Mathematics from Tufts University, and is a lifelong fitness enthusiast.


Archana Ramamoorthy


Archana is a Senior Manager of Product Management at Workday Inc. and focuses on driving the product vision and roadmap for Identity, Authentication and Access Management. She graduated with a Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from SRM University in India and proceeded to get a Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Duke University.

She has over 8 years of experience driving Security product vision and roadmap for large scale enterprise companies like Deutsche Bank and Workday. She is a regular speaker at customer conferences like Workday Rising and Workday Altitude. She enjoys working with customers, vendors and prospects to understand business and security requirements and provide solutions that would fit their needs. Archana loves to travel around the world in her spare time and is always looking for new destinations to visit.

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Frances Zelazny


Frances is a seasoned marketing strategist and business development professional with nearly 20 years of experience with start-up companies. Prior to BioCatch, Frances ran an independent consulting firm focused on helping early stage and midsize companies with their business and marketing strategies.

Among her clients were MyCheck, a leading mobile payment technology platform, Morpho, a global biometrics and identification company, Center for Global Development, Interamerican Development Bank and others. Prior to this, Frances was Corporate Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Operations, for L-1 Identity Solutions, a premier biometrics and identity solutions company. Frances has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Hofstra University and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from New York University, and is on several corporate and non-profit boards.

Eve Maler

download.jpgEve Maler is VP of Innovation & Emerging Technology in ForgeRock’s Office of the CTO. She is a renowned strategist, innovator, and communicator on digital identity, security, privacy, and consent, with a focus on fostering successful ecosystems and individual empowerment. Eve drives privacy and consent innovation for the ForgeRock Identity Platform, enabling user-controlled and compliant data sharing across web, mobile, and IoT contexts. She founded and leads the User-Managed Access (UMA) standards effort and guides the ForgeRock implementation of UMA and other privacy and consent solutions. She also directs the company’s engagement in interoperability standards such as Health Relationship Trust (HEART), and provides expert advice to public and private forums such as the Facebook/Ctrl-Shift research on A New Paradigm for Personal Data and the US Health and Human Services API Task Force. Eve was formerly with Forrester Research, PayPal, and Sun Microsystems; at Sun she co-founded the SAML standard. Previously she co-invented XML. In the dim past she co-authored the book Developing SGML DTDs: From Text to Model to Markup. Eve enjoys singing bluesy-funky rock ‘n’ roll.