Panel: "Decentralized Identity"

August 1, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Decentralized Web Summit 2018
Hash Lounge

Moderators: Kaliya , Founder, Identity Woman & Internet Identity Workshop

Panelists: Markus Sabadello , Danube Tech, CEO
Daniel Buchner, Microsoft, Decentralized Identity
Eugeniu Rusu, Jolocom, Developer
Kim Hamilton Duffy, Learning Machine, Blockcerts, Chief Technology Officer

Representatives from different decentralized identity projects will share and discuss insights of what they are building, why it matters, and how it relates to other efforts in the community. The audience will learn about their stories and goals, as well as some basic technical details about their respective solutions.
 

Kaliya Young
Identity Woman, Internet Identity Workshop, Planetwork; Founder, Unconference.net

Kaliya Young is widely known as Identity Woman and has been working for almost two decades to support the emergence of user-centric digital identity. She is an expert on Self-Sovereign and Decentralized Idetnity and active in all fo the organizations working on this technology - Decentralized Identity Foundation, Credentials Community Group and Trust over IP Foundation. 

Kaliya Young founded the Internet Identity Workshop in 2005 and continues to host it twice a year. She is a very experienced facilitator working with interactive designs for professional technical communities for over 15 years. She is the founder of unconference.net and one of the co-authors of the Group Works Deck a Pattern Language for bring life to Meetings and other Gatherings.

 

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Markus Sabadello
CEO, Danube Tech

Markus Sabadello has been a pioneer and leader in the field of digital identity for many years and has contributed to cutting-edge technologies that have emerged in this space. He has been an early participant of decentralization movements such as the Federated Social Web, Respect Network, and the FreedomBox. He has worked as an analyst and consultant at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society, at the MIT Media Lab's Human Dynamics Group, at the World Economic Forum, and at the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium. Markus has spoken at dozens of conferences and published papers about both the politics and technologies of digital identity. In 2015 he founded Danube Tech, a consulting and development company that contributes to Sovrin Foundation, the Decentralized Identity Foundation, and various self-sovereign identity projects around the world.

 

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Kim Hamilton Duffy
Chief Technology Officer, Learning Machine, Blockcerts

 

Kim Hamilton Duffy is CTO of Learning Machine and Principal Architect of Blockcerts. Her focus is building decentralized systems enabling interoperable, recipient-owned credentials and identity solutions based on open standards and open source implementations. Kim is co-chair of the W3C Credentials Community Group, the standards group driving the Decentralized Identifiers (DID) specification. She co-developed the BTCR DID method specification and open source implementations. 

 

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Daniel Buchner
Decentralized Identity , Microsoft

Leading technical product development for Microsoft’s decentralized identity efforts, previously worked at Mozilla driving Web standards and open source, developer-focused tools, services, and SDKs. Daniel represents Microsoft in the Decentralized Identity Foundation, and is working with members of DIF to realize an open decentralize identity ecosystem that enables a new class of apps and services.”

 

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Eugeniu Rusu
Developer, Jolocom

Eugeniu is a full stack developer at Jolocom. His passion lies in Self sovereign identity systems and architectures. He designed the architecture of both the Jolocom protocol and smart wallet application. His experience stretches from blockchain technology (Ethereum, IPFS) to React, Redux, Reflux, Express, among others. Eugeniu is leading also Jolocom in the Horizon 2020 initiative named AGILE of the EU, building an adaptive IOT gateway for managing devices and visualizing data in real time and exporting data to cloud providers and personal data stores.

 

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