Executive Director, OpenID Foundation
Don is the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation, a non-profit, international standards development organization of individuals and companies committed to enabling, promoting and protecting open source identity technologies. The Foundation’s membership includes leaders from across the globe, industry sectors and governments that collaborate on the development, adoption and deployment of open identity standards. Formed in June 2007, the Foundation serves as a public trust organization representing an international community of developers, platform providers, and governments providing needed infrastructure and leadership in promoting and supporting expanded adoption of OpenID. Don is also the Co-Chair of the OASIS Electronic Identity Credential Trust Elevation Methods (Trust Elevation) Technical Committee, and serves on other industry committees in the Financial Data and Technology Association, the Financial Data Exchange and others. Don was the founder of the Open Identity Exchange and serves on its board.