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David Recordon

David Recordon
Senior Open Programs Manager, Facebook

Website | @daveman692

David Recordon is Open Platforms Tech Lead for Six Apart, the largest independent blogging company in the world. Recordon has played a pivotal role in the development and popularization of key social media technologies such as OpenID. In 2005, Recordon collaborated with Brad Fitzpatrick in the original development of OpenID, which has since become the most popular decentralized single-sign-on protocol in the history of the web. During a year and a half at VeriSign, Recordon played an active role in refining and evangelizing OpenID, bringing it from an experimental technology to one that’s been endorsed by major companies ranging from AOL to Microsoft, and implemented for over 120 million identities on the web. Recordon’s history with open source software and open standards stretches back to the beginning of his career, when as a sophomore in high school he volunteered his time to lead an open source message board project with over forty members worldwide. This interest led to his co-founding of a message board hosting provider that still services tens of thousands of users around the world, and that he has since sold. Recordon was recently recognized by Google and O’Reilly as the recipient of a 2007 Open Source Award for his efforts with OpenID and is the youngest recipient in the history of the award.

Sessions

Focus on Social Platforms
Location: 2003 Level: Novice
Justin Smith (InsideFacebook.com & Watercooler), Dave Morin (Facebook), Allen Hurff (SoCal Incubator), Jessica Alter (Bebo), Patrick Chanezon (Docker), David Recordon (Facebook)
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Sponsored
Location: 2014 Level: Novice
Marshall Kirkpatrick (Little Bird), Danny Kolke (Etelos, Inc. ), David Recordon (Facebook), Artur Bergman (Fastly), Joseph Smarr (Google)
The debate over identity, data and authentication is gaining ground in the social networking world. The more difficult discussion regarding enterprises and Web 2.0 has yet to start. Businesses realize that they must protect the data of their company, employees and customers. Read more.
Fundamentals
Location: 2002 Level: Novice
David Recordon (Facebook)
RSS, Atom, Jabber, OpenID, OAuth, Microformats, and other open community-built technologies took off in 2007 due to a desire to have portable data and social graphs. This talk looks at what caused this topic to become so important, how various open technologies can help to solve these problems, and who is doing it right. Read more.