Phil Lam

Executive Director of Identity, General Services Administration

Phil Lam is the Executive Director of Identity and leads the Identity Portfolio in the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) within GSA. The Identity Portfolio aims to implement and promote identity as a shared service across government with the goal of improving constituent access to government services. Prior to joining TTS, Phil was the Vice President of Risk Product Strategy at Early Warning Services. While there he was responsible for creating and implementing an industry-level strategy for identity. With over 10 years of experience, Phil has worked as management consultant, product development leader and strategist. In 2013, he served on a White House initiative to promote trusted digital identities, where he led government investments in innovative technologies on strong authentication, identity verification, and privacy preserving architectures. Phil has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration from Purdue University.