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

Published December 10, 2021
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, especially during this time of rapid change in the identity landscape,” said Gail Hodges, Executive Director, OpenID Foundation. “We are pleased to join the board for the OpenID Foundation,” said Karl McGuinness, Chief Product Architect, Okta. “Every day our customers, partners, and industry colleagues use OIDC and we’re honored to deepen our commitment with the organization. Their work to advance viable open banking identity worldwide is outstanding.” “OpenID Connect is one of the most adopted identity standards, providing essential functionality to core solutions across the industry,” said Vittorio Bertocci, Principal Architect, Auth0. “Okta and Auth0 have participated in its development and adoption for many years. We look forward to taking our partnership beyond the technical level and begin contributing to the OpenID Foundation’s strategic direction.” For the full press release by Okta, please click here.