ORG OCLC Title BIO Andy Dale serves as OCLC''s Identity Management, Authentication and Authorization architect. Andy has been involved in the evolution of federated identity technologies for as long as it has been a space. From participating in the early PlaNetWorks and Identity Commons conferences to the first Internet Identity Workshop and through being a member of the OpenID Foundation and a Fellow of the Information Card Foundation. Andy has a deep and rich understanding of not just the technologies but also the regulatory and social frameworks in which these technologies must be deployed. At OCLC Andy has joined the library community and is trying to leverage his expertise to make access to content, wherever it is, easier.