Marcel Wendt is a serial entrepreneur and the Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Digidentity, one of the leading global identity verification compan ies and QTSP . Together with his team he has developed the Dutch DigiD and their own Digidentity services portfolio, which include KYC and Digital signing among others. Digidentity works with a large range of customers, governments and corporations across all continents, accepting 4000+ ID documents and 180+ nationalities. It is regarded as one of the most innovative Identity related companies, globally.
Background bio ‘before’:
Wendt received degrees in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the University of Applied Science in The Hague. After completing his education, Wendt formed his own company, Chain Data, to address the growing need for secure data in the impending digital age. He has since founded and sold two successful international companies: Chain Technology, a technology resource provider for the energy, mobility, chemical and oil and gas sectors, and Golden Bytes International, which specializes in mobile messaging and concept creation for interactive television around the world. Background bio “established sector knowledge”: Wendt sits on the Strategic Council for Digital Identity in the Netherlands, led by the Dutch government, and consults for several international digital identity research parties. is frequently invited to speak at conferences and universities in the US, UK and the Netherlands—most notably the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, a gathering of over 50,000 IT and cybersecurity professionals, and the Cyber Week conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.