Michael Magrath is responsible for aligning OneSpan’s solution roadmap with standards and regulatory requirements globally.
He is Co-Chair of the FIDO Alliance’s Government Deployment Working Group and is on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA). He also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group’s (IDESG) and was Chair of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Identity Management Task Force.
Prior to OneSpan, he served as Director for Identity Solutions for DrFirst, a leading U.S. health IT solution provider, and focused on streamlining and securing the identity management process for healthcare providers nationwide and increasing the adoption of electronically prescribing controlled substances (EPCS).
Before DrFirst, Mike lead Gemalto’s market and business development activities in the U.S. government and healthcare markets and was a contributing member of the Health Record Banking Alliance, WEDI, HIMSS, the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance and the Secure ID Coalition.
He served as Chairman of the Secure Technology Alliance’s (formerly the Smart Card Alliance) Health & Human Services Council from 2010-2014 where he led initiatives to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology in healthcare. He served as an advisor to the American Medical Association supporting a Center for Disease Control grant to develop and test the viability of a "Health Security Card" to identify and expeditiously treat victims in the event of a disaster.
Mike holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is married with three children and resides in Northern Virginia.
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