Gemalto’s Neville Pattinson to Serve on the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces the appointment of its Senior Vice President of Government Programs, Mr. Neville Pattinson, to the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) Management Council formed recently by the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). Gemalto brings identity and eGovernment solutions to over 60 government programs worldwide and is an active part of many national eID initiatives.
Mr. Pattinson is an expert having been involved in planning and implementing several U.S. e-Government initiatives. He has also served as Technical Chairman of the Smart Card Alliance (SCA) and Vice-Chairman of the SCA’s Identity Council. Mr. Pattinson joins 13 other delegates from global organizations with each of the experts serving a range of perspectives.

“I am looking forward to accomplishing a great deal as a part of the first Identity Ecosystem Steering Group – we have a premier team of experts who will no doubt be committed to promoting the Identity Ecosystem Framework in the best interest of the industry and its stakeholders,” said Neville Pattinson, Senior Vice President of Government Programs at Gemalto North America.

NSTIC, tasked to improve security in cyberspace and e-commerce, formed the steering group to develop and administer the process for policy and technical standards development for the Identity Ecosystem Framework.

To learn more about the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group, visit To learn more about Gemalto’s government solutions, visit

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries.

We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services they enable. Our innovations offer more ways for our clients to enhance the convenience and security of people’s digital lives.

Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.

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