8 years at Gartner
32 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Mary Ruddy is a Research Vice President on the GTP Identity and Access Management team. Her primary focus areas are single sign-on, identity protocols and federation, modern IAM architecture, API gateways, and customer IAM. Other topics she covers include mobile authorization, trust elevation (step-up, dynamic, continuous, risk-based and adaptive authentication), identity analytics, bring your own identity (BYOI), trust frameworks, government identity initiatives and identity standards. She is a founding member of the OASIS Electronic Identity Credential Trust Elevation Methods Technical Committee and Chair of Identity Commons. Ms. Ruddy was also a founding member of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG), which was formed in response to the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).
Mary Ruddy's Recent Gartner Activity
Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit
11 March 2020 - 13 March 2020
Upcoming Gartner Events
Ms. Ruddy was a founder of the Eclipse Higgins open-source project. Previously, she chaired an Identity Industry Certification Committee in support of the U.S. Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM) efforts to promote the adoption of third-party identity credentials. This resulted in the creation of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) Foundation, which is dedicated to certifying trust frameworks.
Meristic, Principal, 5 years
Parametric Technology Corp. (PTC), VP Strategic Marketing, Design-to-Order Solutions, 2 years
Parity Communications (now Azigo), VP, 4 years
Bachelor's Degree, Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude, Smith College
Master of Science, Management, MIT School of Management