Randy Vanderhoof is the executive director of the Smart Card Alliance. The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association of over 200 member firms working to stimulate the understanding, adoption and widespread application of smart card technology in North America and Latin America. The Smart Card Alliance is focused on a variety of markets, including Internet of Things, identity, payments, mobile, health and human services, access control, government and transportation. The Alliance recently launched the Internet of Things Security Council, which focuses on IoT markets where security, safety and privacy are key requirements, and leverages the expertise and knowledge gained from implementing embedded security technology across other industries to provide practical guidance for secure IoT implementations.
In addition to his leadership role with the Smart Card Alliance, he is also the director of the U.S. Payments Forum (formerly the EMV Migration Forum).