Ali Adnan
Co-founder, Authlete

Ali Adnan

Ali Adnan is Co-Founder of Authlete Inc., a pioneer in providing OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect implementation as a service, deployed by the world’s largest digital bank in Brazil and a contributor to the OpenID Foundation in developing its OpenID Certification test suite, which is the standard to validate the API security standards are implemented correctly.


The Authlete solution provides essential security features for all APIs as a software component empowering users to build and manage their own authorization servers in a secure and timely manner. Service providers in all industries, from financial institutions, media, e-commerce, Government and new emerging segments such as open wallet and the metaverse, can deploy Authlete as a SaaS offering through Cloud and On-premise, ensuring the latest industry-standard API security specifications are supported.


Born and raised in Japan, Ali started his career designing communication infrastructure for emerging markets in the Middle East. Over the years, Ali has led high-tech start-ups developing cutting-edge technology concepts and deploying them to mass-market applications. Ali is passionate about working with people from a variety of backgrounds to create value through innovation in technology.

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