Board of Directors
Dr. Joerg Borchert, President & Chairman, Infineon Technologies
Vice President, Chip Card & Security ICs, Infineon Technologies
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.
Rob Spiger, Vice President, Microsoft
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.
Dr. Claire Vishik, Secretary, Intel Corporation
Trust & Security Technology & Policy Manager, Intel Corporation
Boris Balacheff, Treasurer, HP Inc.
Gongyuan Zhuang, Advanced Micro Devices
Advanced Micro Devices
Dr Gongyuan Zhuang is a security architect/strategist of AMD Product Security Office. Gongyuan have joined AMD since 2006, worked for security strategy, Security architecture research and development, and represented AMD in various security standard organizations.
Before joining AMD, Gongyuan worked at Intel to develop cryptographic middleware and security device driver for Intel embedded platforms.
Gongyuan obtained his PhD in Mathematics from Purdue University in 2000.
Rick Martinez, Dell Inc.
Darren Krahn, Google
Shiva Dasari, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
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.
Seth Ross, Juniper Networks
Dimitrio Pendarakis, IBM
Scott Piper, Lenovo INC
Stephen McFarland, TOYOTA Motor Corporation
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Joe Pennisi, NVIDIA
Joseph Chen, ULINK Technology
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.