About Mike has been an entrepreneur and identity specialist for over 15 years. His first company, Spacelab.Net, was a New York City based ISP, sold to Verion/NTT in 1998. Since then, Mike has worked on directory services, single sign-on and other identity projects for enterprises in many industries. He founded Gluu in 2009, a start-up seeking to simplify how organizations securely share data with their partners using identity federation technology. He is a member of the OASIS XDI Technical Committee, a trustee for XDI.ORG, and is the founder of the OpenXDI project. Mike can be spotted at most identity business conferences and at IIW (look for the hat…).