Committees and Study Groups

Participation of individuals in Committees and Study Groups requires approval from the President and/or Board. Individuals wishing to be part of any of these groups must be demonstrated subject matter experts in the appropriate area. If you are a member of the FIDO Alliance and are interested in participating in one of these groups, please contact [email protected].

FIDO Blockchain Study Group

The FIDO Alliance President and FIDO 2 TWG have formed this Study Group to assess and deliver a proposal as to how the existing scope of FIDO applies to Blockchain

Co-Chair: Rolf Lindemann, Nok Nok Labs
Co-Chair: Abbie Barbir, Aetna

FIDO Board Certification Committee

The Board Certification Committee provides governance and oversight of the implementation of the FIDO Alliance certification programs. This includes functional, security, and biometric certifications and accreditation of any external testing labs used for any of these programs.

Chair: David Rivera, Lenovo

FIDO Consumer Adoption Presidential Committee

The Consumer Adoption Committee is intended to be a forum for relying parties to discuss how to facilitate consumer adoption of FIDO technologies, and to discuss and address barriers related to the communication of FIDO technology to consumers.

Co-Chair: Bill Leddy, Visa Inc.
Co-Chair: Sean Estrada, Amazon

FIDO EMVCo Coordination Presidential Committee

The EMVCo Committee is intended to review and address use cases provided to FIDO by EMVCo in alignment with the liaison agreement between the two entities, and propose enhancements to the respective FIDO TWGs.

Chair: John Timar, American Express

FIDO International Standardization Presidential Committee

The International Standardization Committee has been established to assess and drive decisions on topics related to FIDO’s engagement with international standards organizations, such as ISO and ITU-T.

Chair: Abbie Barbir, Aetna

FIDO IoT Study Group

The FIDO Alliance President and FIDO 2 TWG have formed this Study Group to assess and deliver a proposal as to how the existing scope of FIDO applies to Internet of Things

Co-Chair: Rolf Lindemann, Nok Nok Labs
Co-Chair: Naama Bak, NXP

FIDO Marketing and Communications Board Committee

The FIDO Alliance Board has formed the MarCom Committee to ensure clear and strong alignment between overall FIDO Alliance goals and strategy and international marketing/communications deliverables and programs.

Chair: Andrew Shikiar, FIDO Alliance

FIDO MDS Board Committee

The MDS Committee is intended to review and improve legal terms for the FIDO Metadata Service to improve adoption as well as propose a solution architecture for the FIDO Metadata Service that aligns with the new legal terms.

Chair: Max Hata, NTT DOCOMO

FIDO Public Policy Board Committee

The Public Policy Board Committee oversees the Public Policy and Government Outreach Activities of the FIDO Alliance, and drives the FIDO strategy for engaging with public sector officials around the world.

Chair: Matthieu Nunnink, ING