putting the pieces together


About Us

Meristic is a software services firm which helps organizations develop and implement strategies that leverage open identity technologies such as IMI Information Cards.  Meristic specializes in building ecosystems for trusted information exchange. Let Meristic help you put the pieces together.

Meristic was founded by Mary Ruddy.  Mary founded and co-leads the Higgins open source identity framework project, is a founding Board Member of the Information Card Foundation and is currently Chief Steward of Identity Commons.

Previously Mary was a VP with Parity Communications, Inc. Prior to joining Parity in 2003, Mary was Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Parametric Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:PMTC), where she was responsible for a software product line that allowed buyers to design their own products on the web. Before PTC, she was VP Strategic Alliances at OpenOrders, where she helped sell the company to IBM's WebSphere Commerce Suite software group. Prior to OpenOrders, she was VP Advanced Products at Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA). Mary was an early employee at Pegasystems, which is a developer of rules-based customer service process automation software. Mary started her career as a Member of the Technical Staff at the MITRE Corporation contributing to advanced command, control, communications and intelligence systems. Mary has a degree in Mathematics from Smith College and holds a MSM from the MIT Sloan School of Management.