Allan Foster has been involved in the identity industry for most of his career. Allan is equally comfortable discussing the complexities of assembly code with engineers, or the business impacts of technology to senior executives. With companies like Apple, neXt, Intel, Microsoft, Netscape, AOL, Sun Microsystems and others scattered thru his resume, Allan spent the last twelve years as a founder in ForgeRock. Active in many parts of the business, culminating in the 2021 listing of FORG on the NYSE. Over this time, Allan has been active in the Identity Community, serving on boards in organizations like the Kantara Initiative, DIACC, IDPro as well as working on multiple standards across the industry. Although he has now stepped back from day to day operations (and enjoying his retirement), he is still an active participant in the Identity ecosystem.