Anil Saldhana was recognized as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor in 2012. He is a leading driver of security standards in Cloud Computing. He chairs the OASIS Identity In The Cloud Technical Committee and is an elected member of the OASIS IDtrust Steering Committee. He has participated in numerous Technical Committees including SAML, XACML, and EKMI. He has served on several Program Committees for conferences on cloud and security around the world and is a frequent speaker. Anil is currently employed as the Lead Middleware Security Architect at Red Hat Inc and represents the company on OASIS, W3C, and JCP security-related working groups. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois and a Business Administration Certificate from the University of California at Berkeley (Ext).