Gail Hodges is the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation. The OpenID Foundation is a non-profit global standards body that seeks to help people assert their identity wherever they choose by leading the global community in creating identity standards that are secure, interoperable, and privacy preserving. The Foundation’s standards are used by billions of people across millions of applications to enable user logins, enterprise login, open banking, open data, send risk signals, and enable interoperability between implementations. Gail is also acting as Special Advisor on Identity Technologies to the California Department of Motor Vehicle Administrators. Gail previously worked at Apple, HSBC, American Express and Bank of America in roles leading the development and deployment of identity and financial service products and services. She has an MBA from Harvard and a B.A. from Princeton.