Dr. Torsten Lodderstedt
Lead Architect for Germany’s EU Digital Identity Wallet, SPRIND - German Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation

Dr. Torsten Lodderstedt

Dr.-Ing. Torsten Lodderstedt is a Digital Identity Architect with more than 15 years experience in developing and running large scale consumer identity services. He currently works for the German Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation (SPRIND) as project lead & lead architect of Germany’s EU Digital Identity Wallet project and also serves as technical advisor at the OpenWallet Foundation. Before that, he led the consumer identity team at Deutsche Telekom and was CTO & CPO of yes.com, an open banking scheme. Earlier in his career, he helped organizations in public, banking, and railway communication domains to implement highly-scalable and secure services. 
Torsten is an open standards enthusiast and has contributed to a wide range of broadly adopted identity standards like OAuth and OpenID Connect as well as standards for remote electronic signing (CSC) and Open Banking. His current focus is on Decentralized Identity and Verifiable Credentials. For example, he is co-author of OpenID for Verifiable Credentials and supports the European Union's work on the eIDAS Architecture and Reference Framework.
Torsten holds a Diploma and a PhD in computer science from Dresden University of Technology and Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, respectively. 

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