Dr. Ken Klingenstein is Director of Internet2 Middleware. He is responsible for fostering the development and dissemination of middleware interoperability and best practices, through partnership efforts of leaders among campus IT architects, corporations, and government agencies. This activity has created some notable results, including Shibboleth, SAML and federated identity. Previously, he was the Director of Information Technology Services at the University of Colorado Boulder campus, for fourteen years. Klingenstein has been active in national and regional networking for many years, serving in leadership positions in too many organizations. Dr. Klingenstein received his Ph.D. in Applied Math from the University of California at Berkeley.