FREMONT, Calif. -- ActivIdentity Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTI), the global leader in digital identification for government and enterprise, today announced the appointment of Robert Brandewie as senior vice president of the companys new Public Sector Solutions group. Brandewie will be responsible for driving and extending ActivIdentitys comprehensive set of identity security solutions for the global government market.
Brandewies proven leadership and hands-on experience with some of the most significant security deployments today makes him the ideal person to head our new global Public Sector Solutions group and a valued resource for our customers, said Jason Hart, chief executive officer for ActivIdentity. Robbies exceptional industry insight and record of accomplishment will provide our customers both access to ActivIdentitys government-focused solutions and the expertise of one of the worlds foremost government systems security authorities.
As the head of ActivIdentitys new business group, Brandewie will drive the companys relationships with government customers to address the challenges of planning and implementing their large-scale, multi-function smart card programs.
ActivIdentitys identity assurance solutions today power the employee smart card programs of many leading commercial enterprises and government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense whose Common Access Card program is one of the worlds largest multi-function smart card deployments.
"As the market for digital identification around the world continues to grow, Actividentity leads the way in successful government and enterprise implementations. The Companys expertise in deploying open, secure identity solutions that embrace standards and systems flexibility is a basic requirement for the public sector." said Robert Brandewie, senior vice president of ActivIdentity's Public Sector Solutions group. "I am looking forward to leading this new group and working with our government customers to help them successfully and efficiently incorporate digital identity into their infrastructure with the solutions and features that are crucial to every public sector organization interoperability, security, standards and cost effectiveness."