Dr.-Ing. Torsten Lodderstedt is managing director at yes with more than 15 years experience in running large scale consumer identity services. In his previous positions, he helped organisations in public, banking, railway communication, and telecommunication domains to implement highly-scalable and secure services. Torsten regularly contributes to identity standards, currently focussing on decentralized identity and global identity networks. He is co-author of OpenID for Verifiable Credentials and OAuth 2.1 and co-chairs the GAIN PoC community group.