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New leadership for Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Work Group

Congratulations to Rich Furr who will serve as the new Identity Assurance WG Vice Chair. The focus of the Identity Assurance WG is to foster the adoption of trusted on-line identity services. To advance this goal, the group will provide a forum for identifying and resolving obstacles to market and […]

New leadership for Kantara Initiative's Business Cases for Trusted Federations DG

Congratulations to Rainer Hoerbe on his election as Chair of Kantara Initiative’s Business Cases for Trusted Federations DG (DG-BCTF). The purpose of this discussion group is to identify and raise awareness of business cases around the deployment and adoption of federation models and systems – particularly the Trust Framework model. […]

New change of Management for Kantara Initiative's Leadership Council

Kantara Initiative and the community would like to thank Trent Adams as Chair and Colin Wallis as Vice-Chair for their hard work and leadership over the past year in spearheading the work of the Leadership Council (LC). Both will be missed, although we’re glad to continue working closely with them […]

New leadership in Kantara Initiative's Identity Assurance Work Group (IAWG)

Congratulations to Frank Villavicencio and Myisha Frazier-McElveen on their elections as Co-chairs of Kantara Initiative’s Identity Assurance Work Group (IAWG). This is an exciting time in the IAWG. As we charge forward with an aggressive 2011 agenda, we look forward to their strong leadership in working toward the common goal […]

Announcing leadership of Kantara Initiative’s Identity and Access Services Work Group (IASWG)

Congratulations to John Tolbert, The Boeing Company & Gavin Illingworth, BMO Financial Group. Both gentlemen will serve as co-leading chairs for Kantara Initiative’s Identity and Access Services Work Group (IASWG). As co-leading chairs, they received a majority of WG voting participants with all votes in favor of their appointment.  We […]

Announcing Yasuhisa Sakamoto & Toshihiro Suzuki as Kantara Initiative's Japan WG co-chairs

We are happy to announce that Yasuhisa Sakamoto of NTT will serve as co-chair alongside Toshihiro Suzuki of Oracle Corporation for the Japan Work Group (WG).  Yasuhisa Sakamoto has been active with the Japan WG since it’s inception and is is pleased to join Toshihiro Suzuki to move the work […]

Announcing leadership of Kantara Initiative's Healthcare Identity Assurance WG

Congratulations to John Fraser of MEDNETWorld.com, Rick Moore of eHealth Ohio & Pete Palmer of Surescripts.  All three gentlemen will continue to serve this year as co-leading chairs for Kantara Initiative’s Healthcare Identity Assurance WG.   Previously, John, Rick and Pete led Liberty Alliance’s Healthcare SIG. We look forward to […]

Announcing Philippe Clement as Kantara Initiative's Identity Provider Selection WG Chair

We’re happy to announce the continued leadership of Philippe Clement as Kantara Initiative’s Identity Provider Selection Working Group Chair.  Philippe works at Orange-FT Group and has been involved with Kantara Initiative since it’s inception as Chair of the Identity Provider Selection WG.  In previous years, Philippe actively worked with the […]

Executive Director Search: Job Description

Organization: Kantara Initiative Job Title: Executive Director Job Type: Full Time Contractor Date Posted: February 6, 2010 To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to ksearch@elists.isoc.org Description: The Executive Director (ED) of the Kantara Initiative is responsible for the successful operation of the organization, including aspects of Operations, Strategy, […]