Oren Melzer
Principal Software Engineering Manager

Oren Melzer is a Principal Engineering Manager on the Azure Active Directory team at Microsoft. His team drives improvements in the resilience and security of authentication, including Microsoft’s implementation of Continuous Access Evaluation and the Backup Authentication System. Oren has 12 years of experience in Identity and Security at Microsoft, having helped deliver products such as CardSpace, Windows Identity Foundation, ADFS, and services related to AAD authentication and MFA. He has been actively involved in cross-industry working groups, such as the Shared Signals and Events (SSE) group that is delivering the specification for the Continuous Access Evaluation Protocol, and is passionate about building secure and interoperable Identity solutions that protect end users.