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Paul Grassi

Senior Standards and Technology Advisor

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Paul Grassi is the Senior Standards and Technology Advisor for the Trusted Identities Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He joined NIST in June 2014 to advance and accelerate the development and adoption of identity authentication and authorization related standards and technologies needed to implement the identity ecosystem envisioned in the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). His portfolio includes NIST 800-63, multiple identity projects in the National Cyber Security Center of Excellence, and leading USG activity in various standards orgs, namely FIDO, IETF, and X9.

Mr. Grassi comes to NIST with a broad background of technology and management consulting, and significant experience developing enterprise security strategies and systems, having served a range of Fortune 500 companies, as well as domestic and foreign governments.