Dr. Stefan Brands has been active in user-centric identity management since 1992. He is the president of www.credentica.com, a former adviser to www.privcom.gc.ca, and an Adjunct Professor at crypto.cs.mcgill.ca. In the latter role he co-supervises graduate students conducting research on digital identity and privacy. Stefan is a principal member of two R&D consortia that examine identity and privacy issues, www.anonequity.org and www.cosic.esat.kuleuven.be/adapid. He is the author of www.credentica.com/the_mit_pressbook.php and maintains a blog on digital identity at www.idcorner.org.