SAFE-BioPharma Leadership

Matt King, Director; (410) 271-5624

Matt King has 20+ years of cybersecurity expertise, focusing on Identity, Credential, and Access Management for a broad range of commercial and government entities. He served in the role of Senior Policy Analyst and Identity Management Subject Matter Expert for the US Federal Public Key Infrastructure (FPKI) Policy Authority under the US Government’s Identity Credential and Access Management Subcommittee (ICAMSC) for more than a decade. He also has worked for Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the National Security Agency’s PKI and Biometrics Research initiatives. He holds multiple degrees in Computer Systems Management and Information Systems and a Certificate in Information Resources Management.

David Simonetti,Policy and Governance Manager;

David has over 30 years of experience in technology development and services including critical infrastructure protection, information security, systems architecture and engineering, and software engineering with customers spanning the U.S. Federal civilian government, the U.S. Department of Defense, and healthcare, financial, payment, and energy industries. His entire career has been focused in the fields of information security (INFOSEC) and communications security (COMSEC) allowing him to gain a broad set of experience in security technologies and processes, data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (logical and physical), network security, and various cloud computing environments. His most recent projects include the implementation of smartcard-based identity systems and federated identity systems for multiple U.S. Federal agencies.

Allison Burke, Marketing Manager; 903-471-1150

Allison Burke is responsible for the association's member services and for its social media outreach. She previously served as Association Manager at Capitol Hill Management Services of North Carolina where she handled a variety of membership services for a portfolio of associations. Allison earned a B.S. from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.