Frederick Hirsch

Frederick Hirsch serves as Vice Chair of the OASIS Board of Directors; his term extends to July 2014. He is a Senior Architect at Nokia responsible for privacy, security and device API  standardization activities. He has extensive distributed systems and security experience, having worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories, BBN, OSF, and CertCo, as well as smaller companies.

Frederick participates in the Security Services Technical Committee (SAML) and previously served as an editor in the SAML, WSS and DSS Technical Committees. He is the primary OASIS voting contact for Nokia.

Frederick is also active in the W3C as the Chair of the XML Security Working Group and co-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.