Welcoming Gail Hodges as Our New Executive Director

The OpenID Foundation is thrilled to welcome Gail Hodges as the new Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation. Those of you who already know Gail know that she’s passionate about enabling digital identity to serve the public good. She has extensive experience both in the digital identity space – for instance, having founded the Future […]

OpenID Foundation Executive Director Job Description

The OpenID Foundation is seeking an Executive Director with the experience, skills, strategic vision, and commitment to advancing the Foundation’s open standards initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to lead a well-respected, member-driven, vendor-neutral, international standardization organization. The OpenID Foundation Executive Director (ED) reports directly to the Foundation’s Board of Directors and interacts extensively with […]

Important Announcement about OpenID Foundation Transitions

Dear OpenID Foundation Members: It is with a heavy heart to share this news with you. Don Thibeau, after many years of his excellent service, informed the OpenID Board of his intention to move on from his position as the Executive Director at the end of 2020 to pursue other opportunities and challenges in the […]

OpenID Foundation Continues to Evolve in 2021

Dear OpenID Foundation Members:  After 10 years I’ve decided to move on from my position as Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation at the end of 2020. It’s been an honor to serve the Board, members of the Foundation and the community at large.  It has been a privilege and a lot of fun to […]

Introducing Don Thibeau: the OpenID Foundation’s new executive director

The OpenID Foundation is happy to introduce Don Thibeau as our new executive director. Don is taking over from Bill Washburn who helped get the Foundation off the ground. Even with the substantial momentum that OpenID has gained already in 2009, Don has his work cut out for him beyond our two main priorities of […]