Frederick Hirsch

Frederick Hirsch serves as Chair of the OASIS Board of Directors and also as Chair of the Board IPR Committee; his term extends to July 2016. He has extensive distributed systems and security experience, having worked at Nokia, AT&T Bell Laboratories, BBN, OSF, and CertCo, as well as smaller companies.

Frederick participates in the Privacy By Design Documentation for Software Engineers (PbD-SE) Technical Committee and in the Security Services Technical Committee (SAML) TC and previously served as an editor in the SAML, WSS and DSS Technical Committees.

Frederick is also active in the W3C as the Chair of the XML Security Working Group and Chair of the Device APIs Working Group. Working in the areas of Web Services and Identity Management he has also been active in the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), Liberty Alliance (ID-WSF 2.0 editor) and WS-I Basic Security Profile group.  He has also contributed at the W3C as editor in the WS- Policy and XKMS Working Groups.  Frederick is co-author of the book Mobile Web Services: Architecture and Implementation. His blog is Thinking Generally.

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