Roland Hedberg is the IT Architect for the University of Umeå, Sweden.
He started in the area in 1987 when he was offered the position as
the network group at Umeå University, Sweden. In this capacity he set
ran his first X.500 server in 1988. Since 1992 he has been actively
within the IETF chiefly in matters concerning LDAP. 1998 he left the
and started his own company. Since 2005 he is again back at Umeå
He has developed several middleware tools, like LIMS ( A common indexing
protocol, RFC 2651 based LDAP server ), Spocp a authorization server
a universal information router (also the basis of the middleware tool
Umeå University).He is an active member in a number of national
and international middleware architecture groups.