As the Field CTO of RSA Federal, Mr. Schmalz assists organizations in understanding their security architecture needs and how RSA’s security products can help protect their critical infrastructure. Before joining RSA Security, he was Director of Business Development at Quantrad, a biometrics vendor. Prior to that Mr. Schmalz worked for the National Security Agency as a cryptographic mathematician. Mr. Schmalz has spoken at multiple venues on topics ranging from standards compliance to cryptography. He is a long time participant in ASC X9 and is currently a member where he is the technical editor for a new tokenization standard. He received an undergraduate degree from Columbus University and a Masters degree in applied mathematics from Southern Methodist University.