Peter has been involved in the identity management domain for over 20 years. As a Neustar Distinguished Engineer, he serves as Neustar’s chief identity architect and security architect. He currently focuses on identity and message security standards at OASIS, the Kantara Initiative (formerly the Liberty Alliance), and IETF. He also served as an editor and co-chair for the Technical Working Group for the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, LLC (DECE, UltraViolet). Peter has published several papers related to the application of authentication and authorization mechanisms on linked data. He has also been an active contributor to privacy and security white papers and other advisory documents for Neustar, Kantara, Liberty Alliance, and OASIS. Previously, he served as one of the lead security architects for the Respect Network, and is actively guiding the social networking developer community in improving their handling of, processing, and the governance of user data. His contributions within the DECE Technical Working Group include portions of the underlying REST protocol design, the message security architecture, and the incorporation of existing security and identity standards, including federation and delegation topologies, into the DECE specifications. He has also ensured that applicable privacy requirements and practices have become an integral part of the DECE architecture in general, and DECE’s Coordinator architecture in particular. This included adherence to U.S. and EU privacy and data custodial regulations, and data retention and release of PII of minors. Previously, Peter served as an editor for the Liberty Alliance Technical Expert Group, producing the ID-FF Metadata specification, which ultimately became the SAML v2.0 Metadata Specification, and has contributed to several IETF IDs and RFCs related to distributed authentication, trust, and resolution protocols.