DIN Talks Digital Identity

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Digital Identity Nordic Foundation

02 May 2023


Solving digital identity problems is also a really hard business problem




Dr. Carsten Stöcker is a physicist by education and have moved along the path of tech, through business and into entrepreneurship.

He is currently the CEO of Spherity which is a German decentralized digital identity software provider, bringing secure identities to enterprises, machines, products, data and even algorithms. Spherity provides the enabling technology to digitalize and automate compliance processes in highly regulated technical sectors.


We talk about digital identity, business complexities around launching products and solutions in the identity space and with the coming EU regulations. We also talk about the importance of identity and AI, and how things and robots have to be identified in the core layer of things. Also see this article as supplementary information around proof of personhood: https://www.din.foundation/hva-er-pop-proof-of-personhood/ 

Links of importance from mentions in the episode

Carsten Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-carsten-st%C3%B6cker-1145871/

Reeboting web of trust event: https://www.weboftrust.info/

Spherity website: https://www.spherity.com/

US Gov ecommerce contract with spehrity: https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/2020/10/09/news-release-dhs-awards-twin-solution-e-commerce-shipment-traceability

DID data model: https://www.w3.org/TR/did-core/

Verimi: https://verimi.de/