Speaker details

Kristina Yasuda

Identity Standards Architect


Kristina works as an Identity Standards Architect at Microsoft Corp. Her current focus lies in securing governance and interoperability among multiple decentralized identity implementations as well as building a path towards adoption of decentralized identity by enabling the usage of decentralized identifiers and Verifiable Credentials in widely used protocols such as OpenID Connect. She received Forbes Japan 30 Under 30 in Politics in 2019, and MIT Technology Review Japan's Innovators Under 35 Award in 2021 for her work of providing digital identity to disenfranchised populations as a means of self-reliance and financial inclusion at an international NGO InternetBar.org, which is her passion project. She is an appointed member of two committees convened by the Cabinet of Japan – TrustedWeb, and Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology. She also serves as a board member at MyData Global, an award-winning international non-profit whose mission is to empower individuals’ rights to self-determination regarding their personal data.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022

May 10, 2022
OpenID Workshop
How OpenID Standards are Enabling Secure & Interoperable Digital Identity Ecosystems
May 12, 2022
A New Way to Global
Building Secure, Trusted and Interoperable Self-sovereign Identity with OpenID Connect

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2021

Sep 13, 2021
OpenID Workshop
Pre-Conf Workshop hosted by OpenID Foundation
Sep 15, 2021
Research Track
Self-Issued OP and OpenID Connect for SSI (OIDC4SSI)

Consumer Identity World USA 2019

Sep 26, 2019
How does Decentralized Identity Look Like for the Marginalized Population (Future Consumers)
Sep 27, 2019
CIAM Future Trends Presentations
Panel: Next Steps and Trends in Consumer Identity Management