Dick Hardt

Dick Hardt
CEO, Sxip Identity Corporation


A visionary in web applications and open source software, Dick Hardt has been active in technology development for over two decades. His most recent venture, Sxip Identity, is the leader in Identity 2.0, creating simple, secure, and open solutions for the next generation of internet identity. Sxip provides on-demand identity management for the enterprise and user-centric solutions that securely automate the exchange of identity data online. Prior to Sxip, Dick founded ActiveState in 1997. Under his leadership as CEO, ActiveState became a leader in tools for open source programming languages and in anti-spam software and was acquired by UK-based security company, Sophos in 2003. As a successful entrepreneur and technology expert, Dick is very involved in the community, he is co-author of the OpenID 2.0 specification and holds a board position with the OpenID Foundation.


Location: Ballroom E Level: Novice
Dick Hardt (Sxip Identity Corporation)
Much of the data in a database is about people. Identity 2.0 technologies will lower the friction for people to provide and easily move data about themselves online. This fast paced keynote will offer a background on Identity 2.0, discuss current roadblocks and future opportunities, and explore the potential impacts these will have on databases. Read more.
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