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Steve Olshansky

Steve Olshansky

Internet Technology Program Manager

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Steve Olshansky is the Internet Technology Program Manager at the Internet Society, based in Colorado, United States. 

Prior to joining the Internet Society in 2014, Steve was Director, Federated Technologies for Internet2. He was with Internet2 for 12 years, managing a variety of projects related to increasing trust and security and reducing friction for online business, education, and collaboration. In this context he was especially focused on digital identity and federated identity and access management, including software development, best practices, and policy guidance. Prior to his tenure with Internet2, he was a consultant in eBusiness and online training and education, a content and business developer for IP services at a large telco, and a founding board member of a leading community network in the mid-90s. 

Steve holds a M.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado College. He is a member of ACM, and a senior member of IEEE.

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