Technical Advisory Council
Senior Director of Technology Strategy, Futurewei Technologies, Inc
Wenjing Chu is a Senior Director of Technology Strategy at Futurewei Technologies, Inc. He leads new technology development in the future of computing, trust, and trustworthy AI.
He is a founding board member of the OpenWallet Foundation (OWF) and its Technical Advisory Council (TAC). He is also a founding board member of the Trust of IP Foundation (ToIP). In ToIP, he is a primary author of the Trust Spanning Protocol Specification (TSP) and of the Technology Architecture Specification, while serving as Co-Chair for the Trust Spanning Protocol Task Force and for the AI and Metaverse Task Force. He also previously served in leadership roles for the Linux Foundation’s Networking Foundation and the Edge Computing Foundation. Over his career, he had been an entrepreneurial and technical lead in several successful startups including Airespace, Inc. and Sentient Networks, Inc.
Sr. Director of Product - Head of Technical Crypto Product Development at Visa
Pete Cooling is a product architect and director with over 10 years of experience in the technology industry. He is currently Sr. Director and Head of Technical Crypto Product Development at Visa, where he leads 4 product development teams within Visa Crypto and helps to architect blockchain products and services from 0-1.
Pete is a highly skilled product architect and leader with a proven track record of success in leading and delivering complex software projects. He has a deep understanding of a wide range of technologies, including blockchain, decentralized identity, machine learning and AI, open source, cloud-based payments solutions, FinTech, smart wallets and account abstraction, multi-party computation, and private key cryptography. He began researching the crypto space in 2014 and has deployed multiple products onchain across a variety of L1s, L2s, and interoperability solutions.
Pete is a strong voice in the open source software and web3 movements. He has been a frequent contributor to onchain protocols and open source communities for many years. He currently represents Visa on the OpenWallet Foundation’s Technical Advisory Committee.
Pete is a highly motivated entrepreneur and product executive who is always looking for new challenges. He is passionate about using his skills and experience to make a positive impact on the world through the creation of new products and businesses.
Enterprise Architect, European Commission
Within the digital identity realm, Stavros actively participates in the EU Digital Identity Wallet initiative, working tirelessly to promote secure and accessible digital identities. His technical understanding shines through in his contributions to the EUDI Wallet Architectural Reference Framework, ensuring robust and interoperable digital solutions.
Moreover, Stavros holds the esteemed position of Vice Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee at the Open Wallet Foundation, where he collaborates on cutting-edge innovations in digital wallet technology.
Stavros remains wholeheartedly committed to shaping a safer, more connected digital world through his work in software engineering and digital security.
Associate Director, Accenture
TAC Chair, OpenWallet Foundation
Tracy Kuhrt is a software architect and engineer with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. She is currently a technical architect at Accenture, where she leads the open source practice within the Metaverse Continuum business group and helps to evaluate and architect blockchain solutions for enterprise customers.
Tracy is a highly skilled architect and engineer with a proven track record of success in leading and delivering complex software projects. She has a deep understanding of a wide range of technologies, including blockchain, decentralized identity, metaverse, open source, cloud, Kubernetes, databases, source control, and multiple operating systems. She is also a strong public speaker, collaborator, team player, and leader.
Tracy is a committed advocate for open source software and has been a frequent contributor to open source projects for many years. She is currently the chair of both the Hyperledger Foundation’s Technical Oversight Committee and the OpenWallet Foundation’s Technical Advisory Committee. In her previous role at the Linux Foundation, she was the Community Architect for the Hyperledger Foundation, where she was responsible for building and maintaining the Hyperledger technical community.
Tracy is a highly motivated and driven individual who is always looking for new challenges. She is passionate about using her skills and experience to make a positive impact on the world.
Chief Architect, CTO Office, Ping Identity
Jeremie Miller is an accomplished software engineer recognized for his pioneering work in the field of real-time communication technologies. Born in Iowa, Miller’s early fascination with computers and programming paved the way for a remarkable career marked by innovative thinking and disruptive solutions.
Miller’s most impactful contribution to the technology landscape came with the creation of Jabber, an open-source platform for instant messaging and presence information, which he launched in 1998. Jabber’s revolutionary design, based on the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), was a groundbreaking moment for digital communication. XMPP introduced an open standard for real-time communications, laying the foundation for a new wave of interconnected applications and services.
Miller’s efforts in creating XMPP, an extensible, decentralized, and open communication protocol, made a lasting impact, ultimately revolutionizing the way software and services communicate. The technology has been widely adopted and is used today by a variety of big tech companies, including Google and Facebook, and in countless IoT applications.
Director of Architecture and Design at Gen, via SecureKey Technologies
An accomplished solution architect in the digital identity space over the last 12 years, responsible for product innovation, standards tracking, and primary solution architect on Canada’s Verified.Me (now Interac Verified Services) platform. Currently deeply involved with delivering cutting edge decentralized identity solutions with participation the the DHS-SVIP USCIS permanent resident card credential program, and leading the service development group on Midy – Gen’s digital identity wallet and supporting platform.
Software Engineer, Google’s Android Platform Security Team
David Zeuthen is a Software Engineer at Google with more than 20 years of experience designing and writing software. Originally from Denmark, David works on Google’s Android Platform Security Team in Cambridge, MA. David works on Real-World Identity and is the author and maintainer of an open-source implementation of the ISO 18013-5 standard for Android which is used in several applications supporting Mobile Driving License (mDL), including Google Wallet. David is also a member of several standards groups related to Real-World Identity, including the ISO working group which wrote ISO/IEC 18013-5:2021 for the Mobile Driving License.