Matt Thompson

Senior Vice President, Civil Identity for North America

Matthew Thompson, CISSP, is an industry-recognized thought leader in the area of Identity and Security Management and currently leads IDEMIA's Civil and Digital Identity Business in North America. Matt is an innovator in the digital identity space, having co-founded, which was named to the “100 Brilliant Companies” list in 2014 by Entrepreneur Magazine. Matt has spent years working in the public and private sectors to promote privacy-enhancing, secure, interoperable, and user-friendly ways to give individuals and organizations confidence in their online interactions, which garnered him recognition by One World Identity as one of the “Top 100 Leaders in Identity” in 2017 and 2018.
A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and Harvard Business School, Matt is a proven business leader, successful entrepreneur, Ironman triathlete, and decorated combat veteran. He served as an Army Ranger, completing four deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Matt’s civilian experience includes positions at McKinsey & Company, Goldman Sachs, and Capital One.  
Matt serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee for the largest homeless veterans support organization in the country. In this capacity, Matt works directly with the CEO on strategic initiatives in the area of preventive services and care for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.