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Mary Ruddy

Mary Ruddy

Founder: Meristic, Inc.

Mary is the founder of Meristic, Inc. She is a founding Board Member of the Information Card Foundation and Chief Steward of Identity Commons. She also founded and co-leads the Eclipse Higgins project, an identity management framework that includes an open source implementation of Information Cards. Mary’s work involves software projects and communities that address internet identity issues and trusted information sharing.


Location: Independence Ballroom A Level:
Judith Spencer (General Services Administration), Mary Ruddy (Meristic, Inc.), John Clippinger (MIT Media Lab Human Dynamics Group)
The promise of Web2.0/Gov2.0 realizing its full impact may be dependent on getting to a concept of citizen-centric identity that works for everyone and enables the promise of “government-as-a platform”. Read more.
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