Dr. Kim Nguyen studied mathematics and physics at the universities of Göttingen (Germany) and Cambridge (UK) and received a Ph.D. in mathematics for his work on the relation be-tween classical number theory and cryptographic security of elliptic curves. After two years with Phillips Semiconductors working as a cryptographer, he joined the German Federal Print (Bundesdruckerei) in 2003. Here he was responsible for the topics of cryptographic and chip security as well as infrastructure aspects in the ePassport and eID projects in Germany.
Since 2012 he is responsible for all technical security topics within Bundesdruckerei as Chief Scientist Security. In Juni 2012 he additionally took over the position of Managing Director of D-Trust, the trust center of Bundesdruckerei. In May 2015 he was awarded the title “Fellow”.