IDPro®, the leading organization for identity management professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Flanagan as its Acting Executive Director. Heather will be stepping into the role with immediate effect, bringing her vast experience and deep understanding of the digital identity landscape to steer the organization in its next chapter.
Heather has been an integral part of the IDPro community for several years as Principal Editor of the Body of Knowledge, showcasing her dedication to advancing the field of identity management and her commitment to fostering collaboration and education among professionals in the sector. She will continue supporting the BoK as part of her new duties. Her prior roles in the industry and her consistent involvement with IDPro have made her a well-respected figure among her peers.
IDPro’s Board Chair, Miki Brotzler, remarked, “We are confident in Heather’s abilities to lead and represent IDPro at this crucial time. Her understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the digital identity domain is unparalleled. We look forward to her insights and direction as we continue to grow and serve our global community.”
Heather expressed her enthusiasm about the new role, stating, “I’m honored to take on the role of Acting Executive Director for IDPro. I get to engage at a different level with the identity and standards community, which is what I love to do most. I am committed to furthering our mission, driving membership engagement, and ensuring IDPro remains at the forefront of the industry.”
During her tenure as Acting Executive Director, Heather plans to focus on expanding IDPro’s reach, strengthening partnerships within the industry, and enhancing the value proposition for its members.
About IDPro: IDPro is a global association dedicated to the professional development and recognition of the identity management industry. Comprising of members from various sectors, IDPro serves as a platform for networking, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing among identity professionals.