IDF Connect’s leadership team leverages decades of deep experience in the IAM industry for our customers. Our staff provides solutions that are efficient, cost-effective and feature industry best practices.

Richard Sand, CEO

Richard Sand is a veteran IT architect with over 15 years of experience in security, identity management, and e-business applications and infrastructure. Richard began working in IAM in 1999 with Netegrity, and is now regarded as a foremost expert at architecture, implementation, and customization of CA’s IAM suite, with over 13 years of deep hands-on experience.

Richard has worked within some of the largest organizations in the world, including General Electric, American Express, Visa, IBM Corporation, and Nokia.  Richard has strong international experience, having worked and lived in Europe for 6 years, as well as on-site client work throughout Asia.


Seth Roland, Director, Operations

Seth Roland is an experienced business professional with a broad range of experience including project management, software development management, management and technology consulting, team leadership, personal and corporate finance, and all phases of the software product life cycle from concept through release to market.


Tony Liang, Senior Engineer

Tony Liang is an Information Security Consultant — and a J2EE Engineer — with 5+ years of experience in building and supporting security infrastructure for various notable organizations. He has experience in security infrastructure, security architecture design, security products support/troubleshooting, Single-Sign-On solution implementation, UNIX system administration, complex dynamic Website design, and implementation in a multi-tiered architecture. Tony is fluent in English and Mandarin, and has worked with clients across Asia as well as the United States.