Sarah Squire is a Senior Technical Architect at Ping Identity. She is a co-author of NIST Special Publication 800-63C Digital Identity Guidelines, which outlines federated authentication standards for all US federal agencies. She serves on the Board of Directors for the OpenID Foundation and is the Vice-President and Secretary of the board for the identity professionals association, IDPro. She has been named one of the top 100 influencers in identity. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Master of Science in Information Management from the University of Washington where she was a NASA Space Grant Scholar. She is also a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP).