ePassports EAC Conformity & Interoperability Tests
Prague, September 7th - 12th 2008

Kefauer J. Barry

Principal, Fall Hill Associates, LLC

A senior level executive with 29 years of U.S. Government experience, Mr. Kefauver is Principal of his own consulting firm, Fall Hill Associates, LLC. He also has served as Adjunct Professor at the James Monroe Professional and Graduate Center of the University of Mary Washington, teaching international business and a course entitled “Global Issues in the 21st Century”. Prior to this, he was Managing Director, Secure Document Systems for Intergraph. Immediately prior to that, he was Vice President of STATISTICA and before that served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Passport Services, at the U.S. Department of State.

Mr. Kefauver's background provides in depth knowledge of secure document production systems, with emphasis on border control and management. He has chaired many international fora, including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Work Group on New Technologies, as well as within the International Standards Organization (ISO) with the goal of developing world standards for identity and biometric measurement and machine verification of domestic and international documents.

Before joining the Department of State, Mr. Kefauver was Deputy Executive Director with the Federal Trade Commission for five years; prior to that, he served in a variety of increasingly responsible managerial positions with the Federal Trade Commission and the National Labor Relations Board. Throughout his government career, Mr. Kefauver was frequently recognized for outstanding service. He is frequently called upon for speeches and presentations at technical symposia, conferences and professional meetings.