Dr. Kim Nguyen studied mathematics and physics at the universities of Göttingen (Germany) and Cambridge (UK) and received a Ph.D. in mathematics for his work on the relation between classical number theory and cryptographic security of elliptic curves.
After two years working as a cryptographer with Phillips Semiconductors he joined the German Federal Print (Bundesdruckerei GmbH) in 2003. At that time he was responsible for the topics of cryptographic and chip security as well as infrastructure aspects in the ePassport and eID projects in Germany.
Since 2012 he is now responsible for all technical security topics within the Bundesdruckerei GmbH as Chief Scientist of Security. He additionally took over the position of Managing Director of D-Trust, the trust centre of Bundesdruckerei GmbH, in June 2012.
Dr. Kim Nguyen was awarded the title “Fellow” in June 2015. As of 1st of January 2019 he leads the business unit “Trusted Services” of