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Innovations in ID Authentication, KYC, Client Onboarding & AML


Nat Sakimura
Senior Researcher
Nomura Research Institute

Nat Sakimura is a well-known identity and privacy standardization architect at Nomura Research Institute. Besides being an author of such widely used standards as JWT (RFC7519), JWS (RFC7515), OAuth PKCE (RFC7636) and OpenID Connect, he helps communities to organize themselves to help realize the ideas around identity and privacy. As the chairman of the board of the OpenID Foundation, he streamlined the process, bolstered the IPR management, and greatly expanded the breadth of the foundation spanning over 10 working groups whose members includes large internet services, mobile operators, governments, etc. He is also active in public policy space. He has been serving in various committees in the Japanese government including the Personal Data Working Group. He is currently the head of delegates of the Japanese National Body to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27/WG 5 that standardizes Identity management and privacy technologies and is a founding board member of Kantara Initiative.

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