We make the Journal.
Kaliya Hamlin, Publisher
Kaliya Hamlin, known as Identity Woman, is the founder and Executive Director of the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium. In 2005 she co-founded the world’s leading industry forum focused on user-centric digital identity, the Internet Identity Workshop. Seeing the emerging possibility of individuals collecting, managing, and gaining value from their personal data generated as they interact with all kinds of digital systems, Kaliya founded the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium in 2010 to catalyze industry development and collaboration. She is advising the World Economic Forum’s Rethinking Personal Data project and presented at the U.S. National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace Privacy Workshop in 2011. Kaliya sits on the OASIS IDTrust member steering committee and is active in the Federated Social Web, now part of W3C.
Phil Wolff, Journal Managing Editor, PDEC Strategy Director
Phil Wolff is a synthesist, a technologist, a futurist, a product leader, and a founder. He advises collaboration and personal data technology projects. Phil is a director of the DataPortability Project (“Let My Data Go!”) and a senior associate of the Foresight Institute (better living through molecular manufacturing). Phil’s been covering the intersection of technology, business strategy, and society as editor of the independent Skype Journal.
Markus Sabadello, Researcher
Based in Vienna, Markus has been active in the user-centric identity community since 2007 and has worked as a consultant and developer for several companies that are now members of the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium. With an educational background in computer science as well as peace and conflict studies, Markus is deeply interested in both technology itself and the potential for positive political/social change it engenders.
Joseph Boyle, Data Reporting Analyst
Joseph led PDEC’s 2011 analysis of of industry, advocacy group, and community responses to the 2010 U.S. Federal Trade Commission White Paper revamping its consumer privacy framework and the U. S. Department of Commerce Green Paper on Privacy and Innovation. He represented PDEC at several conferences in 2011, from Enterprise Data World to Indie Web Camp. A member of the OASIS technical committee drafting the XDI data modeling and sharing protocol, Joseph has been tracking and participating in a range of other standards related to the emerging ecosystem at OASIS, W3C, ITEF, Kantara, and independent efforts.
Patrick Reilly, J.D., Associate Publisher
Patrick is the Associate Publisher of the Personal Data Journal. As a practicing attorney, Patrick has a special interest in the evolution in the Law, privacy and Internet identity. In his role as founder of the Intellectual Property Society, he produces and hosts educational seminars and videoblogs in collaboration with organizations like the High Tech Law Institute of Santa Clara University. Patrick’s law practice addresses creative rights, patent prosecution, start-up formation issues, trademark prosecution, copyright protection and trade secret policy. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute in Russian Language Studies, and has earned a BS in Sociology from the State University of New York, a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo and a JD from Concord University. Patrick is a member of the U.S. Patent Bar and the California State Bar. His personal interests include linguistics, open water rowing and public media.
Kelly Mackin, Founding Editor Emeritus
Kelly has held many positions in both journalism and technology. She co-invented the computer personality market and drove industry adoption of comprehensive systems management. Kelly has a degree in economics and physics from Hampshire College and a Certificate in Science Writing from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She was an Editor for Miller Freeman Publications and has written extensively for many trade journals such as PC Magazine, VAR, ComputerWorld, Network Computing and others. She wrote key worldwide patents on personal data migration and on adaptive cybersecurity. Her software has won many awards. She founded Tranxition and has held executive positions at Intel and Computer Associates.
Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium
PDEC was founded in 2010 to educate industry, facilitate cooperation, and inspire the development of an ecosystem where individuals are empowered to collect, manage, and obtain value from their own personal data. An adviser to the World Economic Forum’s Rethinking Personal Data Project,PDEC collects, filters, and analyzes trends and ideas within and outside this emerging ecosystem. In June 2011, PDEC launched the Startup Circle to support the new companies innovating into the ecosystem. In 2012, PDEC will convene an Industry Collaborative for larger enterprises seeking to be more engaged in this space. The Personal Data Frontier, a monthly publication, is being launched in January 2012 as the key intelligence resource for the rapidly evolving personal data sector.