Mike Leszcz


The OpenID Foundation Publishes Whitepaper “Open Banking and Open Data: Ready to Cross Borders?”

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share their 1st Editor’s Draft of the whitepaper, “Open Banking and Open Data: Ready to Cross Borders?”.  This whitepaper has been written for open data technologists, entrepreneurs and regulators. The whitepaper offers an overview of the global open data landscape and makes a hypothesis […]


OpenID Foundation Publishes “The Global Open Health Movement: Empowering People and Saving Lives by Unlocking Data” Whitepaper

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share their 1st Editor’s Draft of the whitepaper, “The Global Open Health Movement: Empowering People and Saving Lives by Unlocking Data”.  This whitepaper has been written for technologists in the public and private health sectors that are trying to deliver “Open Health”, by helping […]


How GAIN Happens, Slowly Then All at Once

Most in the identity and open banking world aren’t paying attention or actively involved in the various GAIN initiatives since the white paper was published last fall. They are right to be skeptical. Technical and governance change, like any culture, happens relatively slowly. Standards are established, roles are defined, systems […]


OpenID Foundation Publishes “OpenID for Verifiable Credentials” Whitepaper

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to share its new whitepaper, “OpenID for Verifiable Credentials”. The goal of this whitepaper is to inform and educate the readers about the work on the OpenID for Verifiable Credentials (OpenID4VC) specifications family. It addresses use-cases referred to as Self-Sovereign Identity, Decentralized Identity, or User-Centric […]


2022 OpenID Foundation Kim Cameron Award Recipients Announced

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce the first cohort of awardees for inaugural launch of the Kim Cameron Award Program. We first must thank the many well-qualified applicants who presented compelling interest in user-centric identity.  The Foundation anticipates future opportunities for similar awards. The Foundation also thanks our partners; […]