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2023 OpenID Foundation Kim Cameron Awards Now Open for Submissions

Overview The OpenID Foundation board of directors established the OpenID Foundation Kim Cameron Award Program in May 2022. Our goal is to encourage representation from young people who have an interest in subjects consistent with the OpenID Foundation Mission, in creating identity standards that are secure, interoperable, and privacy preserving. The OpenID Foundation Kim Cameron […]

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; the organizers of the European Identity […]

Announcing the 2022 OpenID Foundation Kim Cameron Award

Overview The OpenID Foundation Board has resolve to begin the OpenID Foundation Kim Cameron Award Program in May 2022. Increasing representation from young people’s who’ve demonstrated an interest in subjects consistent with the OpenID Foundation Mission, to lead the global community in creating identity standards that are secure, interoperable, and privacy preserving. The OpenID Foundation […]

Introducing the Global Assured Identity Network (GAIN) Proof of Concept Community Group

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Assured Identity Network (GAIN) Proof of Concept Community Group, which aims to test the technical hypotheses underlying the “GAIN Digital Trust” white paper. Back in September 2021, more than 150 co-authors called for the creation of a globally interoperable network for high-trust identity […]

2022 OpenID Foundation Board Election Results

Thank you to all members who voted in the 2022 elections for representatives to the OpenID Foundation Board of Directors. As per the Foundation’s bylaws, three individual board members represent the membership and the community at large. Nat Sakimura and John Bradley both have one year remaining on their two-year terms and I welcome their […]

Announcing the 2022 OpenID Foundation Individual Community Board Member Election

The OpenID Foundation plays an important role in the interoperability of Internet identity.  This is to announce the OpenID Foundation individual community board member 2022 election schedule. Those elected will help determine the role the Foundation plays in facilitating the development and adoption of open identity standards as well as the strategic direction of the organizations. […]

Okta Joins the OpenID Foundation Board to Further Advance Open Identity Standards

The OpenID Foundation is delighted to welcome Okta to the Board, an elevation of their membership status since Okta and Auth0 joined forces in May 2021. “Okta and Auth0 are long-standing contributors and thought leaders in all aspects of the identity industry. We are thrilled for Okta and Auth0 to take on this elevated role, […]

The OpenID Foundation Welcomes Visa to the Board of Directors

The OpenID Foundation is pleased to welcome David Henstock, Head of Identity Products at Visa to the board of directors as a sustaining member. Visa joins an accomplished group of identity thought leaders including, Cisco, Google, KDDI, Microsoft, NRI Secure, Okta, Ping Identity, Verizon and Yahoo Ad Tech. The Board is deeply committed to ensuring […]

The OpenID Foundation Welcomes Member’s Comments on Strategic Approach in 2022

Dear Members, The OpenID Foundation warmly welcomes comments from the membership on our strategic approach in 2022. Our standards development work in categories like OpenID Connect is mature while other working groups are just beginning. The adoption of OIDF standards and certification programs are enjoying the global market momentum, and implementations by millions of applications […]