Dick Hardt

Founder & CEO, Sxip Identity

Jon Udell's Interviews with Innovators
46 minutes, 21.5mb, recorded 2007-11-07
Dick Hardt

Dick Hardt, founder and CEO of Sxip Identity, has been working with the Canadian government on a new virtual ID card that will streamline online interaction among government agencies, public-sector organizations, and citizens. In this conversation with Jon Udell, Hardt explains how this new program will work, and offers perspectives on a variety of online identity issues.

Dick Hardt is a pioneer in the Internet sector and open source software community. Hardt has been active in software development for nearly two decades. Prior to founding Sxip Identity, he founded ActiveState. Under his leadership as CEO, ActiveState became a leader in open source programming languages and anti-spam software and was acquired by UK-based software company, Sophos in 2003.


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