Director, Security Innovation, Citigroup
Bob Blakley is Director of Security Innovation at Citigroup, and a frequent speaker and publisher of academic literature on infosec and privacy. A holder of 20 patents in cryptography and information security, he currently serves as Plenary chair of the NSTIC Identity Ecosystem Steering Group and as Research Co-Chair of FSSCC. Prior to joining Citigroup, Blakely was Agenda Manager for Identity and Privacy at Gartner and Burton group and Chief Scientist for Security and Privacy at IBM. He was recognized with the ACSAC's Distinguished Security Practitioner award in 2002. He received an A.B. in Classics from Princeton University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer and Communications Science from the University of Michigan.