OpenID Foundation Updates Bylaws

The OpenID Foundation board of directors unanimously approved updating the Foundation’s Bylaws by a 75% supermajority vote as required by the Bylaws (Section 9.2 Bylaw Amendments) at the November 16, 2023 board meeting. The new Bylaws are effective as of November 16, 2023. From the founding of the OpenID Foundation, the Foundation has intended to […]

In Praise of Kim Cameron

Much is made of attributes like “opinion leader”, “domain expert”, and “mentor”. Kim Cameron was all that and much more. Our colleague Joerg Resch has eloquently memorialized Kim’s many contributions to our industry as “fundamentally influencing the way we think about and deal with privacy and digital identity”. Not only did Kim “inject his 7 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guest Blog: SecureAuth’s OpenID Foundation Membership Drives Interoperability and Authentication for Customer Identity Security Across Cloud and Mobile

Today, SecureAuth is an official member of the OpenID Foundation a non-profit international standardization organization committed to enabling, promoting and protecting OpenID technologies. As a distinguished member of the Foundation, SecureAuth also now has a voice in the elections for the governing body. SecureAuth Innovation Labs is dedicated to actively supporting and participating in the […]

OpenID Foundation Announces Increases to Membership Dues in 2021

The OpenID Foundation is a non-profit international standardization organization of individuals and companies committed to enabling, promoting, and protecting OpenID technologies. Formed in June 2007, the Foundation serves as a public trust organization representing the open community of developers, vendors, and users. The Foundation assists the community by providing needed infrastructure and help in promoting […]

Resolution Thanking Don Thibeau for his Service

The OpenID Foundation Board of Directors unanimously approved the following resolution, proposed by Mike Jones and seconded by John Bradley, thanking Don Thibeau for his service: Resolved: The OpenID Foundation board thanks Don Thibeau for his exemplary service to the OpenID Foundation and the worldwide identity community during his decade-long service as Executive Director. The […]

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 […]