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 outline federated authentication standards for all US federal agencies, and is Vice President of IDPro, a nonprofit professional organization for identity practitioners. She has acted as a subject matter expert in identity and access management to several government agencies, private companies, and open standards groups, including NIST, Yubico, OpenID Foundation, and the Mozilla Foundation. Sarah holds a bachelor of science degree 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). Sarah has been named one of the top 100 influencers in identity.