Dr. Gilad Rosner is a researcher and consultant in the fields of privacy and identity management. He is interested in how society is becoming more electronic, and the ways that social interests like privacy adapt and extend within the emerging digital identity layer. Gilad’s doctoral work examined US and European citizen online identity initiatives, and the role of privacy-preserving architectures within them. He consults on authentication, data protection, trust services, and personal data privacy and ethics. Gilad is also a technologist and manager, having worked with digital media, automation and telecommunications. Prior to becoming a researcher, he helped design, prototype and manufacture an Emmy award-winning robotic video migration system known as SAMMA. Gilad is currently a Visiting Researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute in the UK.