[OpenID board] Getting on track for IIW ...

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Sat Apr 21 09:25:28 UTC 2007

Scott Kveton wrote:
> Hi Everybody,
> We have IIW just around the corner and I think we'd all agree that it would
> be nice to announce a few things there.  For me, I'd like to be able to
> announce the creation of the Foundation and a plan/solution for the IPR.
> Are there others that are important for IIW?
> All of us are busy with our respective businesses and as such we're not able
> to move these forward as quickly as we would like.  IIW is just 4 weeks
> away.
> I'd like to propose that we appoint Bill Washburn as the Executive Director
> of the to-be-formed OpenID Foundation and give him the means with which to
> execute on the aforementioned pieces.  The goal would be to have one person
> whose job it is to make sure we get everything done (most of which will be
> done by delegation) for IIW.  Doing this would also help Bill in getting it
> done as he'll have the weight of the board behind his decisions.

This seems like a good idea to me. Agreed.

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