Associate Vice President, Trust & Identity
Ann West serves as the Associate Vice President for Trust and Identity for Internet2. In this role, she manages the InCommon Federation and works with the international Research and Education community and its corporate partners on collaborative projects and services related to identity services. She also engages the community on TIER, the new Internet2 Trust and Identity for Education and Program.
Ann has worked in the national identity space for over 15 years. She managed the InCommon Assurance Program and worked with the community to address challenges with federation such as scaling the Federation to accommodate K12. She also held a joint appointment with Internet2 and EDUCAUSE, leading the outreach, adoption and education effort for their shared National Science Foundations awards with the goal of deploying a national interoperable identity management infrastructure. For her work with key stakeholders during this time, Ann received the Centennial Award for Excellence from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers in 2014.
Prior to Internet2, Ann served as the Director of Distributed Computing Services at Michigan Technological University and was responsible for the institution’s networked and web services and enterprise identity management implementation.