Speaker details

Joseph Heenan

Senior Architect

Authlete Inc


Joseph is a seasoned software engineer & architect with over 25 years’ experience, who started writing mobile apps before mobile apps existed. In 2010 he co-founded a successful mobile software development consultancy based in Glasgow (UK).

He is the Senior Architect at Authlete, and an active member/contributor to the OpenID Connect FAPI working group, where he helps to define the security profile that forms the foundation of various OpenBanking ecosystems. Most recently, he led the team at FintechLabs through the development and successful deployment of the conformance suite for the UK OpenBanking security profile, and latterly joined the OpenID Certification team when OpenID Foundation adopted the new suite to launch their FAPI-RW certification program. Joseph has assisted many of the largest UK (CMA9) banks to achieve compliance with the UK specification.

Joseph lives in Glasgow, Scotland with his wife. They love travelling to Japan and between them they’ve fostered over 100 cats for the Cats Protection charity.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022

May 10, 2022
OpenID Workshop
How OpenID Standards are Enabling Secure & Interoperable Digital Identity Ecosystems

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2021

Sep 13, 2021
OpenID Workshop
Pre-Conf Workshop hosted by OpenID Foundation

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

May 14, 2019
OpenID Foundation Workshop
Insight and Influence on Important Internet Identity Standards