“We’ve known Paul for years and are thrilled he is bringing his market expertise to Easy Dynamics. Paul is an established thought leader in identity management and cybersecurity,” said Poupak Afshar, CEO Easy Dynamics. “He complements our existing business and we are eager to work alongside him to evolve the critical work he performed while with the government.”
Mr. Grassi was most recently the Senior Standards and Technology Advisor and Lead for Digital Identity at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) where he drove innovative efforts to advance and accelerate the development and adoption of identity authentication and authorization related standards and technologies. His portfolio included NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-63, multiple identity projects at the National Cyber Security Center of Excellence (NCCOE), material contributions to NIST SP 800-53r5 and v1.1 of the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), and led activity in various standards orgs, namely Fast Identity Online (FIDO), the Open Identity Foundation (OIDF), and X9. At Easy Dynamics, he will retain his role as co-chair in the OIDF iGov working group.
“These are challenging, yet exciting times, and I can’t wait to continue supporting the US Government and private sector in this new role,” said Mr. Grassi. “Easy Dynamics was an obvious for me. They have a great culture and are committed to ‘finishing the job’ in digital identity remaining partnered with the amazing professionals and stakeholders I have been lucky to work with for so many years.”
About Easy Dynamics: Based in McLean, VA., Easy Dynamics Corporation (Easy Dynamics) is a leading technology services provider of cloud computing, information sharing, and cyber security solutions, driven by a culturally unique blend of talent that bridges bleeding innovation and engineering discipline to deliver advanced mission critical systems. We help our customers solve data and process challenges across domains where complex sharing is required within a trusted, highly secure network of technology, business, and people. We are deeply committed to advancing the federal government in its mission at maximum agility and value.