Stefan Brands

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Stefan Brands
Fields Business
Alma mater CWI
University of Utrecht
Doctoral advisors Henk van Tilborg
Adi Shamir

Dr. Stefan Brands is the founder of Credentica,[1] which in 2008 sold its U-Prove technology to Microsoft.[2][3] Earlier licensees included DigiCash[4][5] and Zero-Knowledge Systems.[6][7] Brands has served as adjunct professor of McGill University (2000–2010) and advisory board member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.


  1. ^ Credentica web site. Retrieved on 29 November 2011.
  2. ^ Heath, William. (4 April 2008) Microsoft lines up with the good guys on identity tech. The Register. Retrieved on 29 November 2011.
  3. ^ Bright, Peter. (3 March 2010) Microsoft open-sources clever U-Prove identity framework. Ars Technica. Retrieved on 29 November 2011.
  4. ^ How DigiCash Blew Everything, NEXT magazine, January 1999
  5. ^ “Minting” electronic cash by David Chaum and Stefan Brands, in: IEEE Spectrum special issue on electronic money, February 1997
  6. ^ Zero-Knowledge Systems: Press Release. (7 April 2000). Retrieved on 29 November 2011.
  7. ^ Wall Street Journal: Zero-Knowledge Is Hoping to Cash In On Move to Anonymous Funds for Web. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved on 03 October 20151.

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