Ken Ebert biography

Ken Ebert is the CTO and Co-founder of Indicio where he leads a team of over thirty expertly trained and experienced architects, developers, and senior leaders actively leading the decentralized identity community. Under his guidance, Indicio has built an array of industry-leading verifiable credential solutions for governments and companies around the globe, contributed crucial technologies needed to make mobile digital identity wallets function to the open source community, launched four global decentralized networks for verifiable credentials, and led the creation of Cardea, a complete ecosystem for the transmission of digital health credentials, as a project to Linux Foundation Public Health.

These contributions led Indicio to becoming the market leader in developing Trusted Digital Ecosystems (TDEs) and the launch of Indicio’s flagship product, Proven™ which provides the complete suite of software, network infrastructure, and decentralized identity components needed to authenticate and exchange high-value information and develop trusted, secure relationships.

 

Ken is deeply knowledgeable in open standards, such as the Verifiable Credentials and decentralized identifier (DID) specifications coming out the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and promotion of the adoption of and compliance with standards. 

Ken formerly held positions as  Software Architect and Open Standards Engineer to the Sovrin Foundation, providing improved functionality and interoperability, such as rich schema support for the ecosystem, while also assisting community efforts to build and deploy the software. 

 

Ken previously held roles as Chief Technology Officer, Perfect Search/IMAT Solutions, Senior Manager Software Development/Senior Software Architect at Symantec, Founder/Director of Engineering for Senforce, Consulting Engineer at 3COM, Senior Software Engineer for Vinca/Legato, Senior Software Engineer at Novell, Consulting Engineer for IBM/Ford Computing Center, and Member of Technical Staff for ITT Advance Technology Center. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.


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