Joerg Borchert was born in Hamburg, Germany. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He achieved his PhD in Economics before he joined Siemens AG in 1988. Initially Joerg was on the staff of the Corporate Board of Directors handling Mergers & Acquisitions in Munich, Germany. In 1992 he joined Siemens Semiconductor which became Infineon Technologies in 1999.
Joerg moved to the US in 1998 when he was appointed Vice President. He worked for three years in the wireless division and has more than 10 years experience in the security and chip card semiconductor area. He was instrumental for the roll out of the German Payment Smart Cards in 1996 and the success of the world’s largest electronic Passport program in US. In 2008 he became VP and General Manager for the Business Line Government ID.
The major success has been the business win of the German National ID card system in fall 2010.
Joerg took over in September 2010 the responsibility for Chip Card and Security for the region Americas. He resides in the US HQs in Milpitas, CA. Currently he and his team are involved in semiconductor security solutions for the smart grid and mission critical embedded systems. He contributed to four patent filings in this area.
He has one daughter and his favorite sports are sailing, skiing, mountaineering and playing beach volley with his daughter.
Mr. Rob Spiger is a Principal Security Strategist at Microsoft on the Digital Diplomacy team inside the Customer Security and Trust organization. Previously Rob was a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, responsible for technical program management of Windows security features as a part of the Security and Identity Team in the Windows Division. Rob is an industry security expert with in-depth understanding of the trusted computing technology and standard development. He has participated for over a decade in the Trusted Computing Group, a global standards organization. He enjoys collaboration with global technologists from industry, government and academic institutions who are devoted to advancing security technology research and innovation. Rob’s substantial industry experience also include his contributions at Avanade, Advanced Technical Resources, and Lockheed Martin. He has degrees in Computer Science with Honors and Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
Stacy Cannady, CISSP, is technical marketing – Trustworthy Computing TRIAD (Threat Response, Intelligence, and Development) for Cisco and a member of the Trusted Computing Group’s Embedded Systems Work Group. He also serves as the primary board member representing Cisco.
Stacy has worked in the field of trusted computing for a number of years. As a subject matter expert in trusted computing, his responsibilities require an in-depth understanding of the trusted computing market, including advances in hardware and software security as well as vendor and customer market dynamics.
Prior to his work with Cisco, Stacy was responsible for marketing leadership for trusted computing at DMI, IBM and at Lenovo. At IBM, he played a principal role in making the TPM standard equipment in ThinkPad and ThinkCenter PCs. This created competitive pressure in the PC market and led to broad market acceptance of the TPM as standard equipment in enterprise-class PCs. Stacy was also responsible for the security product strategy for IBM’s PC Division and for Lenovo for eight years. This strategy required subject matter expertise in firmware security, biometrics, smart cards, identity management, encryption and access control. Additionally, at Lenovo, he was also responsible for incident response and served as Privacy Manager for the Software & Peripherals Business Unit.
Dean Liberty is a member of the AMD Product Security Office and a Security R&D Fellow. In addition to being AMD’s primary representative to the TCG Board of Directors, he participates in several technical work groups, including the Cyber Resilient Technologies Work Group and the Virtualized Platform Work Group.
Dean has over 30 years of industry experience working with both hardware and software. His other interests include Reliability/Availability/Serviceability, the hardware/software interface, and parallel processing.
Dr. Seigo Kotani is the Principal Expert for the Mobility IoT Division at Fujitsu Limited. Dr. Kotani joined Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. in 1982 and conducted research on superconductivity and LSI devices, including cryptographic chips and authored numerous papers. In 2001, he transitioned to Fujitsu Ltd. and led the research and business development of security devices, systems and services including DRM, TCPA/TCG, biometrics, time-stamps, secure storage and secure network infrastructure.
In November 2006, the TCG membership elected Dr. Kotani to the position of Director, Contributor Board Member for 2007. At that time, he transitioned to Fujitsu Labs of America, and proceeded to lead many TCG activities to success as a representative of Japan. In June 2008, he secured the position of Director, Promoter Board Member. In February 2016, he transitioned again to Fujitsu Ltd. and now he is leading the trusted computing infrastructure and IoT businesses based on TCG technologies.
Dr. Kotani’s strong motivation and enthusiasm for providing a trusted social infrastructure has prompted him to lead Fujitsu to adopt TCG technologies. As a Board member, Dr. Kotani is actively furthering his mission and commitment to create a safer and more secure future.
Shiva Dasari is the Security CTO for the Data Center Infrastructure Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and is responsible for Servers, Storage, and Networking security technology, architecture, and Strategy.
Prior to HPE, Shiva served as the Security CTO for Lenovo’s Enterprise Business Group. Preceding to IBM System x acquisition by Lenovo, Shiva spent more than 18 years in the area of x86 server development in various roles including Chief Security Architect. As the Chief Security Architect, he was responsible for security architecture, strategy, and roadmap of IBM System x servers and networking products. He was instrumental in a number of industry leading security initiatives in IBM x86 server products including Flex Systems. Shiva was the driving force in making TPM standard in IBM x86 servers which significantly accelerated its penetration in to server ecosystem. Shiva was the pioneer in architecting and delivering an industry leading solution for securing IBM Integrated Management Modules (IMM) using security innovation in conjunction with TCG technologies. In addition to security architecture and strategy he is also a thought leader in Secure Development Life Cycle, Signing Server Infrastructure, Product Security Incident Handling Process, Supply Chain Security, and Security Certification processes. At both Lenovo and IBM, Shiva played an active role in various TCG forums including the Board, Technical Committee, PCCLIENT work group, and server work group.
Shiva has over 30 patents in the area of Security, Server Architecture, Memory, PCI, Error Handling, and Processor Architecture. Shiva holds a master’s degree in Software Systems. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
Bill Zhang is a major contributor of trusted computing technologies in the telecom field within Huawei. He introduced the use of TPMs in Huawei routers in 2014, and he also introduced trusted computing technologies in Huawei mobile devices in 2017. He has over 18 years of industry experience working with telecom device architectures and he has been a principal system engineer for routers, Ethernet switches and SBC within Huawei.
Monty Wiseman’s professional focus is in Platform Identity and Integrity. During the last 16+ years Monty was a leading contributor to various Platform TCG specifications. Monty is currently a Principle Engineer at General Electric focusing on security for GE’s Industrial Internet Control Systems. Prior to GE, Monty held various senior architectural positions at Intel, Novell, Sanyo/Icon, Fujitsu Microelectronics and Control Data Corporation. Monty’s first experience with computers was in 1974 building and developing software for the Altair 8800 using the “new” Intel 8080.
Joseph Chen is the CEO of ULINK Technology. He has worked on the design and development of HDD’s and SSD’s supporting a variety of interfaces including NVMe, SATA, and SAS. He has also participated in defining TCG Opal specifications, as well as developing and testing TCG Opal hardware and firmware. Joseph worked as the Director of Engineering at Samsung SSD and HDD, the Director of Engineering at Cirrus Logic, and an employee of Oak Technology.
Joseph Chen leads TCG Test Suite development and certification in ULINK. Under his leadership, ULINK has developed the Opal Family Certification Test Suites and has been certified by the TCG SWG as the compliance test lab. In addition, Joseph has directed the development of other TCG Storage testing suites such as the TCG Opal Test Cases 1.0 Test Suite, Enterprise Test Suite, and Opal Application Note Test Suite.
Membership in the Trusted Computing Group is your key to participating with fellow industry stakeholders in the quest to develop and promote trusted computing technologies.
Standards-based Trusted Computing technologies developed by TCG members now are deployed in enterprise systems, storage systems, networks, embedded systems, and mobile devices and can help secure cloud computing and virtualized systems.
Trusted Computing Group announced that its TPM 2.0 (Trusted Platform Module) Library Specification was approved as a formal international standard under ISO/IEC (the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission). TCG has 90+ specifications and guidance documents to help build a trusted computing environment.
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