Marcel is the Chief Technology Officer and
Founder of Digidentity, a global identity verification company. He sits on the
Strategic Council forDigital Identity in the Netherlands, led by the Dutch
government, and consults for several international digital identity research
Wendt received degrees in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the University of Applied Science in The Hague. After completing his education, Wendt formed his own company, Chain Data, to address the growing need for secure data in the impending digital age. He has since founded and sold three successful international companies: Chain Technology, a technology resource provider for the energy, mobility, chemical and oil and gas sectors; Golden Bytes International, which specializes in mobile messaging and concept creation for interactive television around the world; and most recently, Digidentity.
Wendt is frequently invited to speak at conferences and universities in the US, UK and the Netherlands—most notably the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, a gathering of over 50,000 IT and cybersecurity professionals, and the Cyber Week conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.