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Mary Ruddy (SocialPhysics.org (in her day job, Mary is the founder of Meristic, Inc.))

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Mary Ruddy

Overview and discussion on the Higgins Identity Framework Project. Higgins is an identity framework designed to integrate identity, profile and social relationship information across multiple sites, applications and devices using an extensible set of components.

Mary serves as the Higgins project co-lead. Through her work in business development and software for CRM, e-commerce and PLM she has come to see the need for open, user-centric systems that enable people to manage their own profile and relationship information; and is assembling the organizations and individuals to bring this vision to reality. Mary is the founder of Meristic, Inc. and co-founder of socialphysics.org. Previously Mary was a VP at Parity Communications, Inc. Prior to that, she was VP Strategic Marketing at PTC and VP Advanced Products at Pegasystems. Mary has a degree in Mathematics from Smith College and a MSM from MIT.

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