Virtual, Inc. Signs Kantara Initiative as Client

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WAKEFIELD, Mass. – April 6, 2016 – Virtual, Inc. (, the leading technology-focused association management company, today announced that Kantara Initiative, Inc. has joined its client roster.

Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, recently announcedthat it has become an autonomous non-profit corporation. The organization was founded in 2009. Kantara Initiative participants are experts in the fields of identity assurance, privacy, policy and information systems assessment, who help organizations in an increasingly connected world leverage trusted identity services.

“We welcome Kantara Initiative and its mission to advance technical and legal innovation related to digital identity management,” said Virtual President and CEO Andy Freed. “Kantara Initiative’s work offers synergies with Virtual clients in similar spaces. We look forward to supporting their cutting-edge efforts, which will benefit all Internet users.”

About Virtual, Inc.

Founded in 1999, Virtual is the leading technology-focused association management company, combining advanced systems, industry best practices and innovation to give smaller and mid-sized associations world-class business operations. The firm works with technology industry trade associations, standard-setting organizations, industry alliances, professional societies, consortia and forums, providing the full gamut of operational services from strategic counsel to back-office operations.

Virtual was named to The Boston Globe‘s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine‘s list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry. For more information about Virtual, Inc., visit, or call +1 781-246-0500.

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