KCLive on Decentralized Identity

KCLive Event
Unlocking Decentralized Identity: A Playbook for Your Enterprise

The Event took place on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

  • Reusable Digital Identity
  • Opportunities and Challenges for Decentralized Identity
  • Decentralized Identity for A Remote Workforce
  • Ingedients for A Sustainable Credential-Exchange Economy
  • Interplay Between GDPR and Decentralized Identity
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    Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    16:00 - 16:10 Welcome Session
    Raj Hegde, Product Manager, KuppingerCole
    Lauren Zuber, Project Manager, KuppingerCole Analysts

    16:10 - 16:30 Market Compass: What does the Future Require of Identity?
    Annie Bailey, Analyst, KuppingerCole

    16:30 - 17:50 Corporate Track

    Blockchain: From Processes to Hybrid Platforms - The Case of the Energy Industry
    Christoph Burger, Senior Lecturer, ESMT Berlin

    IDunion - How to Build a Decentralized Identity Ecosystem
    Helge Michael, Program Manager, Main Incubator, Commerzbank

    How Cryptographically Verified DID-Based Credentials will Transform KYC, Access Control and Ticketing?
    Dr. Harry Behrens, Head of Blockchain Factory, Daimler Mobility AG

    Panel - Decentralizing the Enterprise: Getting Started
    Dr. Harry Behrens, Head of Blockchain Factory, Daimler Mobility AG
    Raj Hegde, Product Manager, KuppingerCole
    Helge Michael, Program Manager, Main Incubator, Commerzbank

    17:50 - 18:00 Break

    18:00 - 19:00 Future of Identity Track

    Decentralized Identity: A Quick Survey of the Standards, Use Cases, Approaches, and Pitfalls
    Kim Hamilton Duffy, Architect, Digital Credentials Consortium, MIT

    Timely Disruption - Why is Decentralized Identity Different?
    Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft

    Panel - Navigating the Decentralized Identity Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges in the Next Decade
    Pamela Dingle, Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft
    Kim Hamilton Duffy, Architect, Digital Credentials Consortium, MIT
    Raj Hegde, Product Manager, KuppingerCole

    19:00 - 21:00 Privacy & Innovation Track

    Blockchain and GDPR – Tensions between Blockchain Technology and Data Protection Principles
    Dr. Matthias Artzt, Senior Legal Counsel, Deutsche Bank AG

    Data Monetization Model for the Decentralized Web
    Bruce Pon, CEO, Ocean Protocol

    Data Ethics: Moving Beyond Privacy into Data Ethics & Trust
    Marleen Oberheide, Lead Solutions Engineer, OneTrust

    Beyond the Status Quo: Secure Trusted P2P Messaging
    Oliver Terbu, Architecture and Standards Lead, ConsenSys

    Digital Identity for Enterprises
    Dr. Carsten Stöcker, Co-founder and CEO, Spherity

    A Stepwise Approach to Deploying Decentralized Identity
    Ken Ebert, CTO, Indicio.tech

    Gold Sponsor


    Dr. Matthias Artzt is a certified lawyer and senior legal counsel at Deutsche Bank AG since 1999. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank he worked as a lawyer at a law firm in Stuttgart, Germany. He has been practicing data protection law for many years and was particularly involved in the...

    Annie Bailey is an analyst covering emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, and helps synthesize the implications for companies, industries, and markets. She holds a Bachelor from Pacific Lutheran University, a Master’s Certificate from Johns Hopkins-Nanjing...

    Christoph Burger is senior lecturer at ESMT Berlin. Before joining in 2003, he worked five years in industry at Otto Versand and as vice president at the Bertelsmann Buch AG, five years at consulting practice Arthur D. Little, and five years as an independent consultant focusing on private...

    Prior to Indicio.tech, Ken was the Sovrin Foundation Software Architect and Open Standards Engineer providing improved functionality and interoperability, such as rich schema support for the Sovrin ecosystem, while also editing community efforts to build and deploy the software. He was focused...

    Raj is a Product Manager at KuppingerCole and manages projects associated with transformative technologies such as AI, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity. Prior to joining KuppingerCole, Raj was an Investment Analyst at a top-tier venture capital fund and also gained international experience at a...

    Helge Michael is a Program Manager at the Main Incubator, the research and development unit of Commerzbank. His focus is on digital platforms, blockchain, crypto-assets and digital identities. He currently heads the cross industry project "IDunion", which is funded by the BMWi and aims to build...

    Marleen  Oberheide is Lead Solutions Engineer for the DACH region at OneTrust. In this role, she advises companies across Europe on software implementations and automation capabilities in the areas of data protection, IT security and preference management and works closely with customers...

    Bruce Pon is the Founder of BigchainDB and Ocean Protocol, blockchain startups focused on bringing data and AI together since 2013. Previously, Bruce co-founded Avantalion, a consulting firm that helped to build 20 banks around the globe for companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen,...

    Dr. Carsten Stöcker is co-founder and CEO of Spherity.  Spherity is building decentralized digital identity management solutions to power the fourth industrial revolution. Carsten Stöcker is a physicist by training with a Ph.D. from the University of  Aachen . He serves...

    Oliver Terbu holds a MSc in Computer Science from the Technical University of Graz. He has been working in the Digital Identity space for about a decade. He was involved in various standardization activities such as the upcoming ISO 18013-5 Mobile Driver’s License and the W3C Verifiable...

    Lauren joined KuppingerCole’s Events Team in August 2018. As a Project Manager, she is responsible for the planning, implementation and follow up of diverse live, hybrid, and virtual event formats and supports the sponsors, attendees and service contractors in all matters. When she...


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