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 co-founded and serves as Vice President of IDPro – a nonprofit professional organization for identity practitioners. She serves on the Board of Directors for the OpenID Foundation. 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).