Dave Muehling is a senior consultant for Burton Group's consulting services. He covers identity and access management, directory services, provisioning, authentication, role based access control, and federated identity. Prior to joining Burton Group, Dave was the Enterprise Security Architect - Office of Architecture for Countrywide Financial where he was responsible for the Enterprise Identity and Access Management Architecture. With 16 years of experience, Dave has held enterprise network & security lead engineer and portal architect positions at Go Daddy and Unicon respectively. Dave has participated in multiple OOA/OOD projects in an architecture role and has published case studies relating to object oriented database architecture and application integration methodologies. Dave is also an object oriented application architect, service architect, and network security architect.