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Dr. Phil Windley

Enterprise Architect

Brigham Young University


Phil Windley is an Enterprise Architect in the Office of the CIO at Brigham Young University. A passionate tech educator, he is chair of the Sovrin Foundation, the co-founder and organizer of the Internet Identity Workshop, serves as an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at BYU, writes the popular Technometria blog, and is the author of the books The Live Web published by Course Technology in 2011 and Digital Identity published by O'Reilly Media in 2005. Phil serves on the Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for several high-tech companies.

Phil has been a professor of Computer Science at Brigham Young University (twice) and the University of Idaho. In addition, Phil was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Kynetx, the company behind the open-source connected-car product, Fuse. He also spent two years as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the State of Utah in 2001-2002, serving on Governor Mike Leavitt's Cabinet and as a member of his Senior Staff. Before entering public service, Phil was Vice President for Product Development and Operations at Excite@Home. He was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of iMALL, Inc. an early creator of ecommerce tools. Phil received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Univ. of California, Davis in 1990.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2021

Sep 15, 2021
Research Track
DIDComm and the Self-Sovereign Internet

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

May 14, 2019
Blockchain ID Workshop
Blockchain ID: Current Status & Future Developments
May 16, 2019
Blockchain for Digital Identity
An Identity Metasystem
May 16, 2019
Blockchain for Digital Identity
Panel: Current Developments in Blockchain Ecosystem for Digital ID

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017

May 11, 2017
Blockchain Identity
Introducing Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) as an Alternative to Existing Trust Models

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2012

Apr 18, 2012
Life Management Platforms
Trust Frameworks - Internet Identity - Life Management Platforms
Apr 19, 2012
Intention Economy
VRM and the Intention Economy: Now What?



European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017

Decentralized. Blockchain. Identity. - I
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Decentralized. Blockchain. Identity. - II
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