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Kristina Yasuda

Kristina Yasuda

Identity Standards Architect / Microsoft, Institute

Kristina is an Identity Standards Architect at Microsoft, known for her work on standards in decentralized identity ecosystem: as an editor of OpenID for Verifiable Credentials specifications in OIDF, Selective Disclosure for JWTs draft in IETF, JWT-VC Presentation Profile in DIF; as a chair of Verifiable Credentials Working Group in W3C; and as a member of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC17 working on mobile driving licence. Her awards include Forbes Japan 30Under30, and MITTR Japan Innovators Under 35, given in recognition of her work with marginalized populations in Bangladesh and Zambia leveraging digital identity solutions to solve the problem of individuals unable to access services because they do not have means to identify themselves.

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