Kurt is the Executive Director of the OpenLDAP Foundation and an Advisor to the OpenLDAP Project. He founded both in the summer in 1998. Kurt served as Chief Architect of the OpenLDAP Project from its inception to January 2007. Kurt is an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). He is authoring and/or editing numerous Internet-Drafts. A few of his drafts have become RFCs. Kurt is currently co-chairing the Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) and vCard and CardDAV (vcarddav) working groups. Kurt is also a member of the LDAP Directorate and Security Directorate. Kurt is currently a Development Engineer at Isode Limited developing Internet technology and standards, especially in the Directory, Messaging, and Security areas.