April 24, 2024 | Tysons, VA

When: Wednesday, April 24th, 2024, from 1-5pm followed by a cocktail reception from 5-6:30pm.

Where: Tower Club – Tyson’s Corner – 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, 17th Floor, Tysons, VA 22182

We are thrilled to invite you to join 1Kosmos as we launch our Credential Service Provider (CSP) offerings for Public Sector. Join this exclusive event to learn more about the role a Credential Service Provider (CSP) plays to combat fraud for digital government services and how 1Kosmos’ unique, privacy by design architecture will transform how citizens control their own privacy.

This half-day event will start at 1:00 PM and we will head into a cocktail reception to conclude the event.


1:00PM:       Call to Order – Jens Hinrichsen, 1Kosmos

1:15PM:         Introduction of the Event – Hemen​ Vimadalal, 1Kosmos

1:30PM:        How Government Incorporates Security by Design – Ross Foard, CISA 

2:00PM:       Healthcare Digital Identity Federation POC – Ryan Howells, Leavitt Partners/Carin Alliance

2:30PM:       Survey of Federal Agencies – Jeremy Grant​, Venable

3:00PM:       Break

3:30PM:        Importance of Privacy by Design – Carole House, Terranet Ventures

4:05PM:        How 1Kosmos incorporates Security and Privacy by Design – Christine Owen, 1Kosmos

5:00PM:         Cocktail Reception


Ross Foard (invited) has over 20 years of public sector and commercial cybersecurity, and identity and access management experience, Ross Foard supports DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in the Architecture and Engineering Center of Excellence. Mr. Foard has expertise in the architecture and technical integration of several security domains and capabilities, including Identity, Credentials and Access Management (ICAM), Cryptography, Data Protection and Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA). Mr. Foard is the co-lead on the Federal Mobility Group (FMG) Derived PIV Working Group (DPIVWG), which shares information across Federal agencies about industry practices in adopting phishing-resistant authenticators.

Jeremy Grant was the founding leader of the National Program Office for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace and senior executive adviser for identity management at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He led the White House’s initiative to catalyze a marketplace of secure, easy-to-use, privacy-enhancing identity solutions for online services through government and private sector partnerships. Grant is now managing director of technology business strategy for Venable and leads The Better Identity Coalition.

Carole House is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center. She recently served as the director for cybersecurity and secure digital innovation for the White House National Security Council (NSC). House joined the NSC from the US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), where she led cybersecurity, virtual currency, and emerging technology policy efforts as a senior cyber and emerging technology policy officer. Prior to FinCEN, she worked as a presidential management fellow supporting the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Cyber and National Security Unit and the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on cybersecurity, supply chain risk management, and critical infrastructure protection policy issues.

Ryan Howells is a Principal at Leavitt Partners based out of the Washington, D.C. office. Ryan has worked with the White House, Congress, HHS, and VHA on health care policy and interoperability issues. He currently helps lead the CARIN Alliance, a multi-sector, public-private alliance focused on giving consumers digital access to their health information. Ryan is a member of the CMS Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) Governance Board, Carequality Steering Committee, ONC’s FAST Identity Tiger Team, Technology Association of Georgia’s Digital Health Board, and the COVID-19 Health Care Coalition. He also serves as board observer for multiple health care companies. Before joining Leavitt Partners, Ryan was the General Manager for the government business unit of a private-exchange software vendor where he oversaw the implementation of software in three different state-based marketplaces. He managed a multi-million-dollar P&L, and was involved in the company’s IPO in late 2014. Earlier in his career, Ryan led the government operations division for iHealth Technologies (now Verscend Technologies) and served as an Account Executive for numerous regional and National health plans.


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Meet the Event Team

Hemen Vimadalal
Mike Engle
Huzefa Olia
Jens Hinrichsen
SVP, North American Sales
Christine Owen
Field CTO
Sheetal Elangovan
Product Manager
Vikram Subramanian
VP, WW Solutions
Fadi Jarrar
VP, Public Sector

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