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Anil John

Program Manager, Identity Management and Data Privacy Research, Cyber Security Division, DHS Science and Technology Directorate at Department of Homeland Security


ANIL JOHN is the Program Manager for Identity Management and Data Privacy Research, in the Cyber Security Division at the DHS Science and Technology Directorate. The Identity Management and Data Privacy Programs help government program managers with the public and private sector research and development expertise and resources needed to enhance the security and trustworthiness of their programs. In cases where such technologies do not exist or under development, the programs make the necessary investments in applied research, advanced development and technology transition to ensure their availability to the Homeland Security Enterprise.

Prior to joining CSD, he was the Technical Lead for the Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management (FICAM) Program at the General Service Administration's Office of Government-wide Policy, working on identity, credential and access management initiatives that impact the security and privacy of Citizen-to-Government, Business-to-Government and Government-to-Government digital interactions.  With a career spanning the private sector as well as academia, John brings design and development expertise from architecture and implementation, internet scale deployment, and operational expertise at the network, host and application levels. John graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a master’s in electric power engineering.