Kaliya is very active across a range of communities and organizations in the technology industry that touch on aspects affecting user-centric identity.
World Economic Forum – Young Global Leader 2012
One of the Most Influential Women in Technology, Fast Company, 2009
Tech Industry Affiliations
Kaliya is Founder and Executive Director of PDEC, a new kind of industry association whose purpose is to catalyze development of an ecosystem of user-centric business models around personal data, supplanting the current 3rd party tracking and advertising driven ecosystem.
Kaliya is a Co-Founder and Co-Producer of this event with Doc Searls and Phil Windley. Since its inception she has been the main Designer and Facilitator of the event. The semi-annual event has been key to fostering innovation, collaboration and adoption of user-centric identity technologies. Related posts
Kaliya has facilitated and presented at NSTIC workshops and participated in the NSTIC launch on April 15, and wrote a lengthy response (posts, PDF) to the NSTIC Governance NOI (Notice of Inquiry) outlining how the advanced group process methods she is familiar with could be used to achieve better representation of public and industry stakeholders and ensure NSTIC takes their needs into account and stays relevant. Related posts
The OASIS Identity and Trusted Infrastructure (IDtrust) Member Section promotes greater understanding and adoption of standards-based identity and trusted infrastructure technologies, policies, and practices. The group provides a neutral setting where government agencies, companies, research institutes, and individuals work together to advance the use of trusted infrastructures, including the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Kaliya will serve on the IDtrust Steering Committee until September 2013.
Founding Community Member of this list that facilitated core community connection and understanding. It was the context for collaboration in the development of the Lexicon, Kim got input on the Laws of Identity as they were published and many other key conversations that happened here inform industry developments.
Kaliya represents the Internet Identity Workshop on the Stewards Council. IC is a community organization that links together many different industry groups including ProjectVRM, Information Card Foundation, OpenID Foundation, OSIS (Open Source Identity Systems),
Kaliya is the Founder and Executive Director of She’s Geeky an unconference for women working in Science Technology Engineering and Math. It began in 2007 with conversations with women technology colleagues and wanting to find an inclusive forum to proactively address the challenges women face in industry.
When the Information Card Foundation was formed, Kaliya was elected by the ICF Board as one of 3 Fellows of the organization. These are honorary individual members recognized for their special contribution to the community.
Kaliya is a member of the OpenID Foundation and participates in the community. OpenIDv2 was founded at the first Internet Identity Workshop in 2005.
Membership in the Open Web foundation requires nomination and acceptance by other members of the foundation.
Kaliya is an active participant in the W3C Social Web Incubator Group and was the first speaker invited to give a comprehensive overview of the identity landscape in what would be a year long series of weekly talks from industry leaders and innovators.
Kaliya represented the Personal Data Store Project along with Markus Sabadello, Joseph Boyle and Joe Johnston. The project is participating in the SWAT0 interoperability test to use the OStatus protocol across sites to share and tag photos. She was one of only two women attending (out of 40+) the Federated Social Web Summit.
Kaliya first participated in Web of Change in 2005 and has continued to participate in the community ever since.
Kaliya attended the first Penguin Day in 2004 and has attended 6 Aspiration Tech events since then including several Nonprofit Open Source Developer Conferences.
Kaliya has been a member of NTEN since 2004 when she attended her first Nonprofit Technology Conference.
Kaliya is the Network Director for Planetwork. The community was most active between 2000 and 2005. It hosted 3 major conferences (2000, 2003 and 2004). Between 2001-2002 it hosted the link tank/web cabal to consider the future of the web and community. The Augmented Social Network: Building Identity and Trust into the next although latent as an active community since 2005. In 2010 Kaliya initiated a series of successful 10 year reunion events.
Kaliya is widely recognized for her community leadership and has founded a number of conferences focused on various fields in their early stages of development. These include the following:
Kaliya co-founded this event with Doc Searls and Phil Windley. Since its inception she has been the main Designer and Facilitator of the event. The semi-annual event has been key to fostering innovation, collaboration and adoption of user-centric identity technologies.
Marc Canter initiated this event to foster a conversation about how data could move between websites under user-control. The User Bill of Rights was put forward at the first Data Sharing Summit in September 2007. Kaliya continued the conference with Laurie Rae, putting on the Data Sharing Workshop in the Spring of 2008 and a follow-up Summit after the May Internet Identity Workshop.
This event began with a conversation at the Internet Identity Workshop in 2008 asking what a conference that had 1/2 lawyers and 1/2 technologists would look like? The Map the Gap workshop was finally held in March of 2010 in Washington DC. It was a collaboration between the Identity Commons, Kantara Initiative and the Internet Society.
Kaliya is the Founder and Executive Director of She’s Geeky, an unconference for women working in Science Technology Engineering and Math. It began in 2007 with conversations with women technology colleagues and wanting to find an inclusive forum to proactively address the challenges women face in industry.
Kaliya worked with Max Dunn and Wido Menhardt to. put on the first and only Ruby on Rails Camp in 2006.
Kaliya has designed and facilitated all three Scala Lift Offs to date. Working with David Pollak on the two San Francisco events in 2008 and 2009 and Josh Suereth on the DC 2009 Scala Lift Off. There are 3 Scala Lift Offs planned for 2010 – San Francisco, London and NYC.
This event was the brain child of Johannes Ernst. Kaliya was the primary producer and facilitator of the event. Over 80 people attended and discussed a range of the technologies used on “big data” including NoSQL atabases and MapReduce/Hadoop.
Kaliya is the founder, producer and facilitator of this event. It began with a conversation she had with Pierre Wolff about the range of industry opportunities and issues around post-life data management. It brought together 35 professionals from around the world to discuss “what happens to your data after you die?”.
Kaliya worked with Lucas Cioffi to found and shape this series of events that supported an Open Dialogue about the implementation of the Open Government Directive that was released in December 2009.