Identification Technology Partners, Inc. (IDTP), the industry leader in identification and credentialing consulting, announced that Rob Zivney has joined IDTP. Mr. Zivney has over 35 years of executive management and technical marketing experience in the access security, building control, secure identification and IT markets. Mr. Zivney comes to IDTP from the Identive Group where he served as VP of its Government and Standards Division involved in global initiatives developing secure identification programs for physical access, logical access, RFID, and Near Field Communications (NFC). Prior to its purchase by Identive, Mr. Zivney was with Hirsch Electronics as VP of Marketing, where he focused on industry and government initiatives for Identity Management and next generation IP based Physical Access Control Systems (PACS), and building Hirsch's flagship Government Programs Group.
Mr. Zivney joins IDTP enhancing the secure access market capability for our government and industry clients in the areas of mobility applications, PIV enterprise integration and strategic planning. "Rob has been a long-time colleague in our markets and is recognized for his strong background in physical access control and PACS integration," said Paul Collier, President of IDTP. "Technology and solutions providers can leverage Rob's expertise as the definition of 'access control' continues to evolve to include virtual services, streaming media and IP-based assets in the expanding mobile markets."
Mr. Zivney is active in the security and identification industries serving on the Board of Directors of the Security Industry Association (SIA), and chairing its Personal Identity Verification Working Group. He has contributed to the federal PIV (FIPS 201) standards and other standards activities with SIA for OSIPS (Open Systems Integration and Performance Standards), ASHRAE/BACnet, NMSAC for TSA TWIC reader specification, RTCA 207 for Airport Security Systems, and Chairing of the Security Industries Standards Council. Mr. Zivney serves in the Smart Card Alliance (SCA) Mobility & NFC Council Steering Committee, and its Access Council. He is a regular industry speaker and conference moderator, and often quoted in the industry trade publications.
About Identification Technology Partners, Inc.
IDTP is a leading technical consulting firm with an independent focus on the identification and secure authentication industry. IDTP provides government and commercial clients with technical subject matter expertise and program life-cycle support services. IDTP's applied experience in secure identity systems, including biometrics, smart cards and cryptography is influencing tomorrow's system design concepts for strong authentication and secure access control. Contact Thomas Baker 301-990-9061.