Nat Sakimura
Chairman | CEO
OpenID Foundation | NAT.Consulting

Nat Sakimura is a well-known identity and privacy standardization architect and serves as the CEO of NAT Consulting and the Chairman of the Board of the OpenID Foundation and MyData Japan. Besides being an author/editor of such widely used standards like OpenID Connect, FAPI 1.0, JWT (RFC7519), JWS (RFC7515), OAuth PKCE (RFC7636) ISO/IEC 29100 Privacy Framework Amd.1, and ISO/IEC 29184 Online privacy notice and consent, he helps communities to organize themselves to realize the ideas around identity and privacy.

He is also active in public policy space. He has been serving in numerous committees in the Japanese government that are instrumental in establishing new regulations or amending existing regulations, and also advising OECD’s Working Party on Data Governance and Privacy in Digital Economy as a member of the Internet Technical Advisory Committee (OECD/ITAC).