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Allan Foster has helped build ForgeRock into a multinational identity software vendor with offices on four continents. Allan’s deep technical knowledge has been well used in all aspects of the business while at ForgeRock, with responsibilities in Support, Engineering, Product Management, Federal, Emerging Technology, Sales, the Partner community and in the Community in general. Allan has represented ForgeRock in many standards bodies where he worked to define and improve many of the underlying technologies we use in identity today.
Allan has also served on several boards, where he has served as an officer at the Kantara Initiative, the DIACC (Digital Identity and Authentication Council of Canada), the board at IEEE-ISTO, Portland Macintosh User Group, and various local Business organizations. Allan Foster is a founding member of ForgeRock, which was listed on the NYSE in Sept 2021. Allan’s knowledge and experience with various identity projects around the globe has given him a keen insight on the market, across the public and private sectors.
Allan is based in Portland, with a career spanning 40 years reaching from Apple Computer Inc, Netscape, AOL, Guru Associates, Microsoft, Intel and Sun Microsystems before joining the team at ForgeRock. Allan is now retired from ForgeRock where his most recent role was Chief Evangelist, but obviously Allan continues to be engaged and influential in the international Identity Community.
Allan is an avid sailor and pilot, and will be spending more time engrossed in those hobbies when not focusing on Identity issues around the world.