May 8-11, 2018 | Shaw Centre | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Hank Chavers, Technical Program Manager, Global Platform

Hank Chavers, Technical Program Manager, Global Platform

Biography

hchavers squareGlobalPlatform’s Trusted Execution Environment Protection Profile (R22cMr. Chavers joined GlobalPlatform as Technical Program Manager in 2014. He plays a key strategic role in supporting the technical committees, Advisory Council and task forces, providing assistance with meetings and development of white papers/requirements, and furthering the association’s business development efforts in the United States. Additionally, Mr. Chavers supports GlobalPlatform’s Technical and Executive Directors, as well as aiding the development of the association’s specifications. He plays an active role in improving industry knowledge of these specifications as a GlobalPlatform certified trainer.

Mr. Chavers has over 20 years of experience in the development, deployment and convergence of internet and mobile services. In his previous roles as a near field communication (NFC) specialist, he has overseen the production of proof-of- concept demonstrations for NFC enabling wireless technologies, provided technical management for the first ever implementation featuring two types of payment cards loaded in one secure element, crafted the market entry strategy for a Fortune 50 telecommunications firm to launch a new NFC service platform and led the NFC Forum Developer Workgroup and NFC Global Competition. Mr. Chavers is also the co-author of ‘NFC Reference Guide for Air Travel,’ an IATA and NFC-Forum joint publication and served as Technical Editor for the book ‘Professional NFC Application Development for Android’.