INCLINE VILLAGE, NEVADA — April 4, 2023 – Socure, the leading provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, today announced that Jennifer Kerber has joined as the senior director of government affairs.
“Jennifer brings deep policy expertise on the challenges faced by our government partners in realizing equitable and accessible digital identity for all,” said Matt Thompson, SVP and GM of Public Sector Solutions at Socure. “As nation-states, criminals, and bad actors continue to attack government programs, Jennifer will play a significant role in helping ensure eligible consumers are able to access critical benefits. We are excited to welcome her to the team.”
Kerber will work with legislators, policymakers, and government stakeholders to address digital identity challenges. Her focus will be advancing policies that balance equitable and accessible identity verification with vigorous fraud prevention. With more than 20 years of public policy experience, Kerber brings an unparalleled understanding of the shifting identity management landscape and will ensure Socure’s solutions align with the evolving needs of government agencies and the people they serve.
“In the wake of the Administration’s National Cybersecurity Strategy and pandemic anti-fraud measures, there couldn’t be a more exciting time to join the market leader in identity verification,” said Kerber. “Government agencies at all levels are confronting serious challenges to identifying citizens accurately and equitably while ensuring taxpayers aren’t funding illegal activities. I’m thrilled to be joining Socure and look forward to advancing policies that bring digital identity verification into the 21st century.”
A recognized expert on identity management, cybersecurity, and government innovation, Kerber will be instrumental in ensuring that industry-leading verification standards are front and center in the policy-making process. Before joining Socure, Kerber served as Director of Public Policy for Grant Thornton, LLP, and Director of Marketing and Government Affairs for Grant Thornton Public Sector. She also served in the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, where she led improvement of government identity management and cybersecurity shared services, now called Login.gov. Kerber has also served as Executive Director of the Government Transformation Initiative (GTI), a coalition of businesses, think tanks, academic institutions and nonprofits dedicated to transforming government to operate more economically, efficiently, and effectively.
Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Journalism from Texas A&M University in College Station and graduate work at the University of Texas-Arlington.