Adam Madlin is the Federal Identity and Information Protection Practice Manager and Solutions leader for Strategic Programs for the US Public Sector at Symantec. In this role, he is responsible for identity management strategy and business development for Symantec’s Public Sector business as well as the government policy expert for Symantec. He represents Symantec in numerous federal government policy groups and industry working groups and is also a lead for the company in certifications and compliance with expertise in the area of FICAM and FedRAMP certifications. He is Symantec’s relationship manager for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and is responsible for Symantec’s partnership with the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCOE) which is focused on developing practice guides for commercial cybersecurity and identity solutions. Mr. Madlin previously led strategic client identity and cybersecurity programs for Symantec’s US Federal and State customers including CMS, VA, FAA, FBI, NIST, GSA, and others in which he has developed significant practical experience managing, deploying and securing government identity systems. He is a subject matter expert in identity management and Symantec’s solutions and serves as Symantec’s representative on the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) that is tasked with driving the president’s NSTIC strategy. He currently serves as an IDESG Director and Management Council member since 2014. He served as the Chairman of the IDESG Security Committee from 2013 through 2015, and in this capacity was responsible for leading the development of key components of the overall identity ecosystem framework. Prior to Symantec, Mr. Madlin worked in enterprise software services leadership roles at JDA Software, Life Technologies, and Agile Software (now Oracle). Madlin holds a BSEE from Duke University, an MSEE from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Rochester. He currently holds PMP and CISSP certification.