Roland Hedberg is Senior Researcher at ICT Services and System Development (ITS), Umeå University. His main research areas includes distribute authorisation and authentication service infrastructure and digital identity management. He has
designed and implemented a number of middleware components like a middleware system and a distributed authorization server. He has also implemented some of the most widely used single-sign-on protocols (SAML2, OAuth2 and OpenID Connect).
He co-chairs the TERENAs Task Force on European Middleware Coordination and
Collaboration (TF-EMC2). He is also member of the technical team for the Swedish Alliance for Middleware Infrastructure (SWAMI) and the operations team for the SWAMI identity federation (SWAMID).