Open, Global, Federated, Interoperable Standard For Digital Identity Management
The initiative’s mission is to provide end-users with open and internationally available identity services that adhere to security and data protection standards, that foster user choice, and that avoid identity lock-ins
Who we are
Not-For-Profit Organization With A Federated Approach

ID4me is an open group of Internet service providers, software developers, and other entities that care about the future of the Internet and want to defend its distributed and federated architecture when it comes to digital identities.


Open, global, federated, interoperable standard to manage online identities.


Provide an open and globally available Single Sign-On, adhering to security and data protection standards, which foster user choice and avoid identity lock-ins.


ID4me is a non-for-profit organisation. The members stand for an open internet who build and support a federation of identity providers which are committing to an open, transparent and binding policy framework around the ID4me standard.

Meet the ID4me Team !

Tech-Enthusiasts, Internet-Lovers And Dreamers: That’s Who We Are!


Vittorio Bertola

Chairman of the board & Chair of Governance Working Group

Vittorio is Head of Policy and Innovation at Open-Xchange and Chairman of ID4me.


Thomas Keller

Board Member

Tom is Member of the Executive Board of DENIC eG. and represents one of the ID4me founding members.


Rafael Laguna

Board Member

Rafael is Founding Director of SPRIND, Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation. The former CEO of Open-Xchange represents one of the ID4me founding members.


Dr. Jörg Schweiger

Board Member

Jörg represents one of the ID4me founding members.

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Tobias Zatti

Board Member

Tobias is Product Manager at DigiCert and working on making the internet a more trustful place.


Katja Speck

Managing Director

Katja has been in the Cloud and SaaS Industry for over a decade.


Jenny Menhart

Marketing & Communications

With over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, Jenny is a proven expert in Marketing and Communications.

Avesta Hojjati

Avesta Hojjati

Chair Technical Working Group

Avesta is Head of R&D at Digicert and Chair of the Technical Working Group at ID4me.


Pawel Kowalik

Chair Community Competence Group

Pawel is Head of Product Owners Domains at 1&1 IONOS and Chair of the ID4me Community Competence Group.


Andreas Gauger

Founding Chairman of the board

Andreas is CEO of Open-Xchange and a pioneer in the hosting industry and played a major role in shaping the cloud and hosting market since the 1990s.

Meet the ID4me team at industry events!

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