donschmidteic.per Don Schmidt
Principal Program Manager

Don Schmidt is a Principal Program Manager in the Windows Azure Active Directory engineering team at Microsoft with over 30 years of successful software and standards development experience in security, federated identity and attribute-based access control. He is considered a trusted advisor by numerous corporate, government and military customers. 

Don currently leads a project for cloud-based Customer and Partner Identity Management that will enable low-friction, safe and trustworthy access for “external users” to an organization’s online applications whether they run in the cloud or on-premises. This Windows Azure AD service addresses both security and privacy requirements by combining Bring-your-own-identity, Verified Attributes, Step-up Authentication and U-Prove Privacy capabilities.

Previously at Microsoft Don has been the Lead PM for a succession of Windows OS security capabilities, including Authentication Mechanism Assurance, AD Federation Services 1.0, Kerberos Constrained Delegation and AD Cross-forest Trust.  


European Identity & Cloud Conference 2014
05/14/2014 11:00-13:00 BYOI � Making Citizen and Consumer IdM Easy using Social IDs � and Secure using Attribute Verifiers and 2FA Details
05/14/2014 14:30-15:30 Social & Mobile Login
How to Enable Social and Mobile Login � and Beyond
05/14/2014 15:30-16:30 Document Based Compliance Management
The Business Drivers for Information Rights Management
05/14/2014 17:30-18:30 Secure Information Sharing in Health Care
eHealthcare Done Right: Strong Identities, Privacy, Secure Information Access and Sharing
05/15/2014 11:00-13:00 IAM as a Commodity
The Consumer Adoption & Information Security View
05/15/2014 14:30-15:30 Cloud Identity
One Identity for All � Efficient and Cost-Effective Identity Management in the Cloud and for the Cloud
1st European Identity Conference
05/08/2007 16:30-17:30 Open Identity
CardSpace, Higgins, Bandit & Co. – Projects & Trends in Open Source Identity Management
05/09/2007 07:00-08:00 Birds-of-aFeather: ADFS im Kontext von unternehmensweiten Federation-Strategien Details
05/09/2007 08:30-09:00 Microsoft�s Identity & Access Strategy Details
05/09/2007 12:00-13:00 Service Oriented Identity
Service Oriented Identity – From Software to (managed) Services
05/10/2007 09:00-12:30 Federations and User Centric Identity Infrastructures with WS-* and MS CardSpace Details
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