Don Thibeau


OpenID Foundation Launches New Microsite Focused on Open Banking and Fintech Developers

The OpenID Foundation has launched a new microsite focused on global open banking initiatives and providing resources for fintech developers implementing the Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI). In 2017, the OpenID Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI) Working Group published specifications enabling high-security API access, suitable for accessing financial data and facilitating financial […]


Aligning the Governance Rules and Technology Tools of Digital Identity: Solving Today’s Burning Business Problems

In an era governed by digital transactions and data, our methods for managing digital identities, security, and privacy are proving inadequate. At the same time, consumers are looking to do business with companies that have minimal friction as part of their overall service experience, and which provide assurance that consumer’s […]


Dispatch from Innotribe@Sibos 2019

Innotribe is always a dynamic and thought-provoking opportunity for voices from outside the finance industry to collaborate at Sibos. At this years Sibos-2019-London, I led a panel discussion of fintech and identity experts to exchange experiences and discuss opportunities as we develop and implement community-driven, open standards for digital identity […]


Financial Data and Technology Association and OpenID Foundation in Global Agreement

Not-for-profits to campaign jointly on open finance initiatives The OpenID Foundation (OIDF), the international standardisation organisation which maintains a standard known as the Financial-grade API (FAPI), and the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA Global), the global trade association for companies working to promote ‘open finance’ and best practise financial […]


Introducing the 2011 OpenID Community Board Representatives 2

Dear Members, Thank you for voting for those who will represent you at this pivotal time for OpenID. This is to introduce the newly elected community directors of the OpenID Foundation Board. In 2011 Brian Kissel and Allen Tom will be fulfilling the second year of their terms as community […]


From the Executive Director: Notes from Washington, DC 2

As mentioned earlier on some of the foundation’s lists, the National Center for Biotechnology Information, division of National Library of Medicine/NIH, has deployed a hybrid login using multiple options including Google, Verisign and PayPal via OpenID, NIH proprietary, eRA, and Shibboleth.  The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) hybrid login […]


theSocialWeb.tv on the launch of the Open Identity Exchange 2

theSocialWeb.tv visits Citizen Space in San Francisco during the RSA Conference to sit down with Don Thibeau of the OpenID Foundation and Drummond Reed of the Information Card Foundation to discuss the launch of the Open Identity Exchange, the result of a year-long collaboration between the two foundations. John McCrea […]


OpenID Foundation and Information Card Foundation publish vision for open government through open identity technologies

Announce availability of joint white paper: “Open Trust Frameworks for Open Government“ Washington, D.C.—August 13, 2009–The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) and the Information Card Foundation (ICF) announced today they have published a white paper outlining their approach to open trust frameworks for certification under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Trust Framework […]