Asad Haque joined the Alliance as an alternate Board Director in 2016, representing Comcast. His focus was to further enhance security controls in Zigbee protocol used in home automation. That continues to be his focus even today. He believes firmly that security is the enabler, not a hurdle. Asad Haque has over twenty-five (25) years of progressive responsibilities in Information Security Architecture, specializing in @scale security of IoT and embedded devices and system API’s to protect and preserve user privacy. Designed Blockchain-based decentralized and autonomous authentication and authorization for constrained devices. He possesses extensive hands-on experience as a Chief Application and Network Architect, including experience in systems management, information security, software development, large secure network (TCP/IP) design and deployment, departmental oversight, and management.