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Ingo Rübe, CEO of KILT, on Blockchain Identity Protocol and Digital Identification


Ingo Rübe is the founder and CEO of KILT Protocol, a blockchain identity protocol for issuing self-sovereign and verifiable credentials. He leads a team in Berlin that develops enterprise and consumer services “built on KILT" which protect digital identity across financial services and accounting, health care, IoT, media, energy, and gaming. Earlier in his career, he was the CTO of Hubert Burda Media and also served on the Board of Directors of the Drupal Association.

In this conversation, we discuss:

- Digital identification in government
- Polkadot Alliance
- Blockchain’s identity problem
- Identity vs. Identification
- Gaming identifiers
- KILT - the infrastructure layer of identity
- How can we fix digital identity
- Ethereum Killers
- EU’s Digital Identity Program