Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2017

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Speaker at Money20/20 2015

Session Information

Brett McDowell

Executive Director
FIDO Alliance
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2017

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Speaker at Money20/20 2015

Session Information

Brett McDowell is the Executive Director of the FIDO Alliance, the organization he helped establish in 2012 to remove the world’s dependency on passwords through open standards for strong authentication. Previously, he was Head of Ecosystem Security at PayPal, where he developed strategies and lead programs to make the Internet safer for PayPal and their customers. Mr. McDowell has extensive experience leading multi-stakeholder cybersecurity initiatives, having held various leadership roles in NSTIC IDESG, DMARC.org, M3AAWG, National Cyber Security Alliance, StopBadWare.org, Kantara Initiative, and Liberty Alliance Project. Mr. McDowell is a Fellow at the National Center for Digital Government at the University of Massachusetts.