Don Thibeau was the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation for 10 years and now serves on its Board. He was the founder of the Open Identity Exchange and serves as Vice Chairman of its Board. Don co-chaired the OASIS Trust Elevation Technical Committee. Don is a Financial Data Exchange Fellow and advises government, NGOs and private sector organizations. He held senior positions at the LexisNexis Group and TransUnion and is a series entrepreneur and investor.
Don was one of 150 co-authors of the Global Assured Identity Network White Paper. The White Paper was a" no logo, pro bono, open source” collaboration of over 150 co-authors including many members of the OpenID Foundation. It’s well on its way to achieving its goal of generating an community wide discussion on the business, technical and legal requirements for pragmatic not dogmatic international interoperability.