A. David Kelts, CIPT
A. David Kelts, CIPT
Smart identity solutions become essential mobile products
Identity thought leader and collaborative innovator. Visionary citizen-managed Mobile ID, Proofing, and Authentication expert with 5 patents. Certified Privacy Technologist. Engaging presenter, creating visualizations of complex identity challenges that foster discussions toward real solutions. Develops strong vision and product strategy from researching technology and the marketplace. Key technical presenter to Government clients for sales of identity product lines. Brings business and technical to BLT.
Strong, passionate technical leader suited to a dynamic technology company compelled to produce the best software for their users. SOA Certified cloud architect and IAPP Certified Information Privacy Technologist with excellent communication skills. Can manage and direct both Product Marketing and Engineering toward flexible, scalable architectures with an agile, user-centered design approach.
Citizen-managed Mobile Identity Solutions for Driver's Licenses and Identity Documents
GET Group North America
Director of Product Development, Mobile Identity
2019 - Present
ISO - International Organization for Standardization
Contributor, Mobile Driver License (JTC1/SC27/WG10) and Virtual ID (JTC1/SC27/SG1)
May 2016 – Present
Director | Architect | Mobile Identity
Sep 2004 – March 2019
Directing world-wide Mobile Driver's License (mDL), and a new class of Identity Proofing products based on NIST 800-63A. Launched the world's first mobile phone Driver's License.
Leading a group of Agile Product Owners to define and implement Digital Identity products serving Citizens, State-issued Identities, Banks, Government, and Telcos across the identity life-cycle.
Rationalized product architectures and features from three merging companies into one expansive Digital Identity line with the highest proofing level in the industry and the highest authentication level for a citizen-managed mobile ID: Augmented Identity.
5 Identity Patents:
- Digital Identification Enrollment (Selfie Registration to System of Record)
- Bi-directional Trust Indicators (for visual usage of mobile identities)
- Using a symbol as instruction for a mobile identity to initiate transfer of authenticated identity information
- Using a symbol as instruction for a target system to request identity information and authentication
- Communication flow for verification and identification check
Privacy and Trust Framework Committees
Led Pilots Feedback Subcommittee. Contributing Author of Identity Ecosystem Functional Model. Registered into Identity Ecosystem Framework Registry.
B.A. Computer Science (1982-1986)
Minor in Physics, 1983 NCAA Div III National Cross Country Champions
Certificate in Strategic Management (2017-2018)
One year certificate in strategic leadership, business administration and international management