Kim Cameron (computer scientist)

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Kim Cameron

Kim Cameron is a Canadian computer scientist who was Microsoft's Chief Architect of Access. He is the originator of the 7 Laws of Identity,[1] and developed the InfoCard architecture.[2]

Cameron joined Microsoft in 1999 as part of Microsoft's ZoomIt Corp. acquisition. According to his Microsoft biography, "as VP of Technology at ZoomIt, (Cameron) invented metadirectory technology and built the first shipping product." [3] The ZoomIt product became Microsoft Identity Integration Server.


  1. ^ Kim Cameron (May 12, 2005). "The Laws Of Identity" (PDF). Kim Cameron's Identity Weblog.
  2. ^ John Fontana (December 19, 2005). "Kim Cameron: Identity's god". Network World.
  3. ^ "Kim Cameron, digital-identity expert, leaves Microsoft". May 5, 2011.